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Weather on the air : a history of broadcast meteorology

Author: Robert Henson; American Meteorological Society.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : American Meteorological Society, ©2010.
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The first comprehensive history of its kind, Weather on the Air explores the many forces that have shaped weather broadcasts over the years, including the long-term drive to professionalize weathercasting, the complex relations between government and private forecasters, and the effects of climate-change science and the Internet on today's broadcasts. Dozens of photos and anecdotes accompany Henson's more than two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henson, Robert, 1960-
Weather on the air.
Boston, Mass. : American Meteorological Society, c2010
(DLC) 2010014282
(OCoLC)540182475
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Henson; American Meteorological Society.
ISBN: 9781935704003 1935704001
OCLC Number: 824429174
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 241 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Contents: "And Now, Your Forecast" --
The Big Picture --
The Invisible Weather Team --
But Seriously ... --
Blue Skies and Green Screens --
Breaking through the Glass Map --
Coast to Coast --
When Minutes Count --
Voices of Weather --
Cloudy and Warmer --
The Extended Outlook.
Responsibility: Robert Henson.

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