Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
Size: 55.94 MB
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 15.22 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 26.58 MB
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Storm World

Author: Chris Mooney
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 0547416083
Size: 71.56 MB
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In the wake of Katrina, Chris Mooney follows the careers of leading scientists on either side of the argument through the 2006 hurricane season, tracing how the media, special interests, politics, and the weather itself have skewed and ...

Hurricane Almanac 2006

Author: Bryan Norcross
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466870680
Size: 55.10 MB
Format: PDF
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Bryan Norcross's Hurricane Almanac 2006 reviews the catastrophic season of 2005, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, looks forward to hurricane seasons to come, highlights the fascinating history of hurricanes interacting with ...

Florida S Hurricane History

Author: Jay Barnes
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807830682
Size: 44.54 MB
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In this updated edition of Florida's Hurricane History, Barnes draws on meteorological research, news reports, first-person accounts, maps, and historical photographs to trace all of the notable hurricanes that have affected the state over ...

An Introduction To Dynamic Meteorology

Author: James R. Holton
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123540151
Size: 23.85 MB
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This revised text presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology, and explains storm dynamics for weather-oriented meteorologists.

Storm Of The Century

Author: Willie Drye
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN:
Size: 41.85 MB
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A chronicle of the most powerful hurricane ever to hit the United States and its aftermath details the storm of September 1935 as seen by survivors, Federal Emergency Relief Administration staff, and government officials.