Principles of meteorology and explanations of the equipment and techniques used by weather forecasters are combined with practical advice on sky-reading techniques and tools and a field guide to meteorological phenomena. 300+ color photos.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-31 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
The award-winning book is now revised and expanded. In 2001 an international panel of distinguished climate scientists announced that the world was warming at a rate without precedent during at least the last ten millennia, and that warming was caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases from human activity. The
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge
Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate change has placed climate high on