30-Second Meteorology: The 50 Most Significant Events and Phenomena, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Author(s): Adam Scaife

Science

If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to make sense of the science behind the seeming vagaries of the weather, the controversies, predictions and forecasts for climate change that shape our day-to-day experiences of the great outdoors. Ever since Aristotle first tried to explain the forces that seem to fall from the heavens, meteorology has opened up the study of weather, and caused disputes over the reasons why seasons change, where precipitation falls, why winds blow and when the sun shines. From halcyon days to hurricanes, super cells to silver linings, global warming to giant hailstones, here is the ultimate guide to a near universal preoccupation: what's the weather like?

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General Fields

  • : 9781782403104
  • : The Ivy Press
  • : The Ivy Press
  • : February 2016
  • : 230mm X 180mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 551.5
  • : 160
  • : Adam Scaife
  • : Hardback