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NATIONAL AUDOBON SOCIETY WEATHER FIRST G

By: National Audubon Society

Price: $4.50

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC:

Seller ID: IM191199


Part I provides detailed color spreads that aid children in observing and understanding weather. Part II is a field guide that identifies every weather condition, from stratus clouds to cold fronts. Part III contains a wealth of reference sources and a waterproof, portable spotter's guide. View more info

WEATHER AND WEATHER FORECASTING

By: A.G. FORSDYKE

Price: $4.00

Publisher: BANTAM:

Seller ID: IM461290


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Under the Whirlwind

By: ARIENE VERKAIK

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WHIRLWIND BOOKS:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM486549


A lavishly illustrated, full-color guide to tornadoes, one of nature's most exciting phenomena, this book documents the experiences of two storm chasers who have lived through tornadoes. Myths and misconceptions pertaining to tornadoes are integrated with touching human stories of survival. With hundreds of color photographs and illustrations, this book offers an exciting tour of the sky, explaining what to expect before and during a tornado, and showing the devastating ... View more info

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HOMEOWNER'S HURRICANE HANDBOOK

By: BOB STEARNS

Price: $6.50

Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM396118


With chapters such as Nature of the Beast, to What To Expect In The Aftermath, the Hurricane Preparedness Handbook is a how-to guide for dealing with hurricanes before, during, and after including understanding how where and when these powerful storms form, protecting yourself and your property, and how to deal with the repercussions. View more info

WHALE AND THE SUPERCOMPUTER

By: CHARLES WOHLFORTH

Price: $12.50

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM296054


Scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first--and hardest A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska--their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea--as ice that should be solid this time of year gives way. Elsewhere, a team of scientists transverses the tundra, sleeping in tents, surviving on frozen chocolate, and measuring the snow every ten kilometers in a quest to understand the... View more info

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GLOBAL WEIRDNESS

By: CLIMATE CENTRAL (COR

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM67782


Produced by Climate Central--a highly regarded independent, nonprofit journalism and research foundation founded in 2008--and reviewed by scientists at major educational and research institutions the world over, "Global Weirdness" summarizes, in clear and accessible prose, everything we know about the science of climate change; explains what is likely to happen to the climate in the future; and lays out in practical terms what we can and cannot do to avoid further shi... View more info

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BRAVING THE ELEMENTS

By: DAVID LASKIN

Price: $6.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM113329


Nowhere in the world is weather as volatile and powerful as it is in North America. Scorching heat in the Southwest, hurricanes on the Atlantic coast, tornadoes in the Plains, blizzards in the mountains: Every area of the country has vastly different weather, and vastly different cultures as a result. Braving the Elements is David Laskin's delightful and fascinating history of how our unique weather has shaped a nation, and how we've tried to cope with it over centuries.... View more info

FROM RAINDROPS TO VOLCANOES

By: DUNCAN C. BLANCHARD

Price: $4.00

Publisher: ANCHOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM423407


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ELEMENTS RAGE

By: FRANK W. LANE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CHILTON BOOK COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM442077


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STORMY WEATHER

By: Guy Dauncey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NEW SOCIETY PUBLISHERS:

Seller ID: IM502931


In the 60s, "Silent Spring" forced us to pay attention to the problem with pesticides. The 70s galvanized the nation to conserve. In the 90s our communities came together to "reduce, reuse, and recycle." And now, the first decade of the new millennium will focus our attention on our most urgent environmental challenge yet: global warming and the potential for irreversible climate change. In a clear and understandable style, "Stormy Weather" explains why we and the pl... View more info

EL NINO

By: J. MADELEINE NASH

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WARNER BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM148925


Mark Twain said that everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. In "El Nino", award-winning Time "RM" magazine science writer J. Madeleine Nash tells the story of scientists past and present, around the world, who did something about the incredible weather phenomenon of El Nino (and his contrary sister La Nina), which can create drought in some of the world's most tropical areas while creating havoc-wreaking storm systems on the opposite side of... View more info

WATCHING FOR THE WIND

By: JAMES EDINGER

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: IM421895


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SEVEN SUPERSTORMS OF THE NORTHEAST : AND

By: JAMES LINCOL TURNER

Price: $16.00

Publisher: DOWN THE SHORE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM482857


From the Blizzard of 1888 to the Great Appalachian Storm of 1950, this storm book reveals the majesty and terror of true mid-Atlantic and New England superstorms. Not just for weather buffs--it's filled with meteorological facts and details and analyses of storms--this book is also for anyone who finds it impossible to turn away from breathtaking accounts of natural forces at their most powerful. Illustrated with historical charts and photographs, showing weather in all ... View more info

IT'S RAINING FROGS AND FISHES

By: JERRY DENNIS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperPerennial:

Seller ID: IM491833


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OUT OF THE BLUE : THE NATURAL HISTORY OF

By: JOHN FRIEDMAN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM112407


The odds of being hit by lightning each year are only about 1 in 750,000 in the U.S. And yet this rare phenomenon has inspired both fear and fascination for thousands of years. In this groundbreaking, brilliantly researched book, journalist John S. Friedman probes lightning's scientific, spiritual, and cultural roots. Blending vibrant history with riveting first-hand accounts of those who have clashed with lightning and lived to tell about it, Out of the Blue charts an e... View more info

HARVESTING THE CLOUDS

By: LOUIS BATTAN

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: IM443203


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WEATHER WIZARD'S CLOUD BOOK

By: LOUIS DECIMUS RUBIN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM314317


The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book offers a foolproof three-step system for predicting the weather. With amazing accuracy, this simple system can account for swiftly changing local weather developments more effectively than weather maps or official area forecasts, which are issued well in advance of weather conditions. Includes more than 120 photographs. View more info

WINDSWEPT : THE STORY OF WIND AND WEATHE

By: MARQ DE VILLIERS

Price: $17.50

Publisher: MCCLELLAND & STEWART INC.:

Seller ID: IM252771


The must-read natural history book of the season from the Governor General's Award-winning author of "Water." Wind makes life on earth possible. It moderates climate, dispersing the sun's rays and carrying moisture from the oceans to the land, where it falls as rain. Its action created the great rivers that nurtured the world's earliest civilizations and permitted the development of the first technologies not dependent on human or animal energy. Winds affect human hi... View more info

ELEMENTS OF METEOROLOGY

By: MILLER / THOMPSON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PRENTICE HALL/TELEPHONE SALES:

Seller ID: IM208272


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STORM WARNING : THE STORY OF A KILLER TO

By: NANCY MATHIS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM468981


May 3, 1999, is a day that Oklahomans will never forget. By the time the sun set over a ravaged plain, some 71 tornadoes had claimed around 11,000 homes and businesses and caused $1 billion in damage. One of them was a mile-wide monster of incredible power, the fiercest F5 twister to hit a metropolitan area, and whose 300 mph winds were the fastest ever recorded. Veteran journalist Nancy Mathis draws on many interviews to weave the story of those few terrifying hour... View more info

DRAWDOWN

By: PAUL HAWKEN

Price: $11.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM486941


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INSIDE THE HURRICANE : FACE TO FACE WITH

By: PETE DAVIES

Price: $12.50

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM269241


A fast-paced, dramatic exploration of one of the most powerful and destructive forces in nature Pete Davies has flown into the eyes of hurricanes with daredevil aviators. He's met with wild-eyed meteorologists who are obsessed with finding out exactly why hurricanes occur and how to predict their onslaughts more accurately. And he's joined heroic aid teams as they've coped with the physical and emotional devastation left in the wake of these awesome storms. In "I... View more info

HOW THE WEATHER WAS

By: ROGER KAHN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM3998


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ATMOSPHERE, CLIMATE, AND CHANGE

By: THOMAS E. GRAEDEL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN LIBRARY:

Seller ID: IM486652


What's the reliability behind the claims and counterclaims of environmental doom resulting from the greenhouse effect, the global impact of pollution, and holes in the ozone layer? While many media reports focus on recent trends, such as variations in average temperature over a decade or two, these accounts tell us little or nothing about how changes in climate actually occur, or what long-term significance they may have. In Atmosphere, Climate and Change, world renowned... View more info

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TORNADO HUNTER : GETTING INSIDE THE MOST

By: TIM SAMARAS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC:

Seller ID: IM346759


Like the deadly tornadoes it documents, this potent combination of high adventure and hard science is terrifyingly timely in our era of global warming and climate change. The Weather Channel, now America's most watched programming, has in recent years shown us a relentless series of hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, and eruptions killing thousands, turning millions into refugees, and leaving whole cities in shocked, shattered ruins. Of nature's weapons, tornadoes ar... View more info