The Weather Almanac : A Reference Guide to Weather, Climate, and Related Issues in the United States and Its Key Cities (Hardcover)

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"The Weather Almanac, 12th Edition" is a resource for a variety of climate and meteorological data including both domestic and international weather trends, historical weather patterns dating back 1000 years, natural disasters, and a 20 page glossary of weather terminology. The book is complete with detailed maps, pictures, and tables compiling climate data from a variety of sources, including the National Weather Service and the US Geological Survey.

Separate sections in The Weather Almanac are devoted to tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and lightening, flash floods, and winter storms, and they have been edited from official reports by governmental agencies. The new edition has been updated to include recent disasters such as the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami that devastated Indonesia as well as 2005''s Hurricane Katrina. These chapters serve as a basic reference for severe weather and extreme conditions, which can assist in preparing for a weather emergency.

Specifications

Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780470413258
SKU 211552666
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0470413255
Release Date 10/4/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 11.25H x 8.5L x 2T
From the Publisher
Editors Note The Weather Almanac, Twelfth Edition presents climate and meteorological data including weather trends and patterns dating back 1000 years, natural disasters, and a 20-page glossary. The book features detailed maps, pictures, and tables compiling climate data from various sources, including the National Weather Service and the US Geological Survey. Separate sections, edited from official reports, cover tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and lightening, flash floods, and winter storms, including recent disasters such as the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. These chapters serve as a reference for severe weather and extreme conditions.
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0012
Number of Pages 1130
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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