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Title The encyclopedia of weather and climate change : a complete visual guide / [authors, Juliane L. Fry ... [et al.].
Pub Info Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2010.
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Descript 512 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Engine. What is weather? ; Air in motion ; Ocean weather -- Action. Water ; Clouds ; Precipitation ; Optical effects -- Extremes. Thunderstorms ; Tornadoes ; Hurricanes ; Floods ; Extreme frontal systems ; Droughts and heat waves ; Record-breaking weather -- Watching. Studying weather ; Tracking weather -- Climate. What is climate? ; Regional climate guide -- Change. History of climate change ; Natural patterns ; Changing climate ; Threat to life ; Reversing the trend ; Tomorrow's forecast.
Summary Go beyond simple definitions to explore where weather comes from and the roles played by oceans and water cycles. Learn about related phenomena such as the shaping of landforms, the creation of biological provinces, and the lasting ramifications of climate change.
Subject Weather -- Encyclopedias.
Climatic changes -- Encyclopedias.
Climatology -- Encyclopedias.
Meteorology -- Encyclopedias.
Add Author Fry, Juliane L. (Juliane Loraine)
Alt Title Weather and climate change
ISBN 9780520261013 (cloth : alk. paper)
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