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Main Title The encyclopedia of weather and climate change : a complete visual guide /
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Fry, Juliane L.
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 519518613
ISBN 9780520261013 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520261011
Subjects Weather--Encyclopedias. ; Climatic changes--Encyclopedias. ; Climatology--Encyclopedias. ; Meteorology--Encyclopedias. ; Klima. ; Klimaèanderung. ; Wetter.
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ERAR  QC854 .E5258 2010 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 04/18/2011
Collation 512 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Contents Notes
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. 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.