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Published: 14 August 2008

330 Pages | Line drawings and 15 black & white photographs

198x129mm

ISBN: 9780199541447


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A Dictionary of Weather

Second Edition

Storm Dunlop

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Almost 2,000 definitions of meteorological terms and relevant terms from the related fields of oceanography, hydrology, climatology, astronomy, geomagnetism, and geology
  • Over 300 new and revised entries such as A-Train, Pineapple Express, Watermelon snow, and Whumph
  • Feature entries describe examples of extreme weather, such as the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, and discuss key issues, e.g. global warming
  • Short biographies of key people in the development of meteorology, such as Sir Francis Beaufort
  • Maps and diagrams throughout, plus photos and satellite images
  • Detailed appendices include weather records and climate data from around the world and further reading with a list of relevant websites
  • Recommended web links accessed and updated via the Dictionary of Weather companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated text: nearly 200 new entries to take into account new weather research
  • Recommended web links accessed and updated via the Dictionary of Weather companion website
  • Feature entries describe examples of extreme weather, such as the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, and discuss key issues, e.g. global warming
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