A Dictionary of Weather

Kobo ebook | August 14, 2008

byStorm Dunlop

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An authoritative and wide-ranging new edition of A Dictionary of Weather containing almost 2,000 entries on all areas of the subject. Provides clear definitions and illustrative examples of terminology taken from meteorology, forecasting, and climatology. Revised and fully updated, this edition includes 300 new and revised entries, such as A-Train, Pineapple Express, and Watermelon snow, and added feature entries highlighting actual occurrences of extreme weather, including the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. Generously illustrated, and containting recommended websites for further reading, this reference work is thoroughly comprehensible. Find out where and when the world's largest hailstone fell or where the highest temperature was recorded using the list of weather records, and check climate data for different weather types from around the world. Key terms from the related fields of oceanography, hydrology, and climatology are also covered as well as biographical information on important people in the development of meteorology. Arranged in A-Z format, it is a unique dictionary and an essential reference source for meteorology and geography students, whether at school or university, as well as for amateur meteorologists and the general reader.

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An authoritative and wide-ranging new edition of A Dictionary of Weather containing almost 2,000 entries on all areas of the subject. Provides clear definitions and illustrative examples of terminology taken from meteorology, forecasting, and climatology. Revised and fully updated, this edition includes 300 new and revised entries, suc...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 14, 2008Publisher:Oup OxfordLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0191580058

ISBN - 13:9780191580055

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall appreciated dictionary Not absolutely great, because I find that many terms used in Canada and the U.S. aren't included in this version of this dictionary. EX: What is an Alberta clipper? the definition is not included in this version.
Date published: 2009-01-24