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Divine Wind : the History and Science of Hurricanes.

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2005.
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Imagine standing at the center of a Roman coliseum that is 20 miles across, with walls that soar 10 miles into the sky, towering walls with cascades of ice crystals falling along its brilliantly white surface. That's what it's like to stand in the eye of a hurricane. In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological  Read more...
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Emanuel, Kerry.
Divine Wind : The History and Science of Hurricanes.
: Oxford University Press, USA, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Emanuel
ISBN: 0199727341 9780199727346
OCLC Number: 930058936
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrated Passages; Preface; 1 Kamikaze; 2 Anatomy of a Meteorological Monster; 3 Huracán; 4 The Tropical Hothouse; 5 Columbus's Hurricane; 6 The Tropical Downpour; 7 France Gives Up La Floride, 1565; 8 The Trade Winds; 9 The Tempest; 10 Nature's Steam Engine; 11 The Hurricanes of 1780; 12 Hurricane Intensity; 13 Galveston, 1900; 14 Genesis; 15 Miami, 1926; 16 Death and Transfiguration; 17 Their Eyes Were Watching God: San Felipe and the Okeechobee Disaster of 1928; 18 Taking Aim: How Hurricanes Move; 19 The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935; 20 The Storm Surge. 21 The Great New England Hurricane of 193822 Waves; 23 Bull Halsey's Typhoons; 24 Rain; 25 The Hunters; 26 Hurricane Camille; 27 Into the Maelstrom: A Photo Essay; 28 The Great East Pakistan Cyclone of November 1970; 29 Forecasting Hurricanes; 30 Cyclone Tracy; 31 Hurricane Andrew, 1992; 32 Hurricanes and Climate; Epilogue; Appendix I: Notable Tropical Cyclones; Appendix II: Hurricane Records; Appendix III: Vortex on a Chip; Sources and Further Reading; Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
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Imagine standing at the center of a Roman coliseum that is 20 miles across, with walls that soar 10 miles into the sky, towering walls with cascades of ice crystals falling along its brilliantly white surface. That's what it's like to stand in the eye of a hurricane. In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, thwarting military incursions and changing the course of explorations. Offering an account of.

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