Guide to Weather Forecasting All the Information You'll Need to Make Your Own Weather Forecast
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Description: A concise guide to weather systems and weather forecasting. Weather affects everyone, and Guide to Weather Forecasting covers every aspect involved in making a forecast. Storm Dunlop provides detailed information and expert explanations on a fascinating topic, covering: What causes the weather Understanding weather systems and how they change Recognizing clouds and sky appearance Weather conditions such as depressions, anticyclones, lows and highs, wind systems and wind direction, dew point, humidity levels, visibility, frost and snow Weather events such as hurricanes and tornadoes, thunderstorms, fog and hail Extreme weather and climate change Natural events that affect the weather Optical effects such as rainbows, halos and mirages. The full range of forecasting is covered, from professional forecasts and charts to satellite images and weather watching, including instruments that can be used at home. With its many color photographs and diagrams, handy glossary, and useful index, this is an ideal quick reference for the amateur weather forecaster.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/15/2008
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
|The origins of weather|
|The atmosphere and the global circulation|
|The global circulation|
|Winds and the Coriolis Effect|
|Sky and cloud colors|
|North American weather|
|European and Mediterranean weather|
|Weather over Australia and New Zealand|
|Observing the weather|
|Observing instruments, methods, and plotting|
|Making a forecast|
|Observing and photographing the sky|