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Authors of the storm : meteorologists and the culture of prediction

Author: Gary Alan Fine
Publisher: Bristol Univ. Presses Marketing Chicago, Ill. Univ. of Chicago Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Offers an inside look at how meteorologists and forecasters predict the weather. Through field observation and interviews, this work shows that weather forecasts are often shaped as much by social  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Alan Fine
ISBN: 0226249522 0226249530 9780226249520 9780226249537
OCLC Number: 837635282
Description: XII, 294 Seiten
Responsibility: Gary Alan Fine

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"Fine engages his reader by skillfully describing the human side of weather forecasters who must contend with having to produce timely, accurate forecasts under the stress of meeting a complexity of Read more...

 
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