Weather Forecasting

Author: Robin Page
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 9780241953068
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Ever wanted to know if the sun will really shine tomorrow? Well, if you follow the wonderful, clear-sighted advice in this classic book, you could find yourself able to make accurate forecasts whatever the weather - ensuring your camping trips are dry, your nature trails comfortable or bracing, and your wild swims just the right kind of wet. Telling you what happens if it rains on St Swithin's Day, or if there's a red sky at night, if it snows at Easter or if spiders spin long webs, Weather Forecasting The Country Way will put you in touch with thousands of years of British wisdom and heritage. In amusing and delightful prose, Robin Page shows how applying simple common sense to country lore - based on observing animal and plant behaviour, watching clouds, the stars and the moon - anyone can become well-versed in Britain's difficult to predict and often wayward weather. 'Good light reading, it is spiced with amusing asides and pretty pictures' New Scientist

Discover Nature In The Weather

Author: Tim Herd
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811727167
File Size: 56,82 MB
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Discusses the atmosphere, heat or radiation from the sun, the earth's water circulation system or hydrologic cycle, weather disturbances or storms, cyclones, and forecasting.

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Mountain Weather

Author: Jeff Renner
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 159485162X
File Size: 31,33 MB
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* Reading clouds, wind patterns, snow conditions, and other clues, pre-trip and on the mountain * Strategies for safety and survival in adverse weather conditions * Regional mountain weather phenomena to watch for across the U.S. Working as a broadcast meteorologist, author Jeff Renner hears all too frequent reports about weather-related hiking, climbing, and skiing accidents. He'll teach you how to avoid becoming a statistic: all it takes is a little basic weather knowledge, pre-trip planning, and vigilance on the mountain. Renner discusses the best information sources to guide you, clues to watch for in the field, and how to analyze it all, with particular emphasis on potential threats due to thunderstorms, mountain winds, snow, and avalanche hazards. If you do get caught under stormy skies, he'll tell you how to limit your exposure. The book is filled with tip lists and concrete examples. Renner also includes chapters on weather patterns region by region across the U.S., highlighted by reference maps. The book is in the Mountaineers Outdoor Basics series.

Weather Without Technology

Author: David King
ISBN: 9780995547827
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How to foretell at least one growing season (90 days) ahead, and sometimes two full seasons (180 days), what the main features of the weather will be, with accuracy of about 90% and for the greater part, get it right too. For many years David has collected weather lore and ancient records and compilations of weather observations to enable him to become the foremost authority on nature based forecasting. Here you too can become an expert on producing detailed weather forecasts using the data you can collect yourself.

Eric Sloane S Weather Book

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486443574
File Size: 54,72 MB
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"Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." — The Nation In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting — and does it in a style that's universally appealing. With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by "reading" such natural phenomena as winds, skies, and animal sounds. This beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of climate lore will enlighten outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone else who has ever wondered what a large halo around the moon means, why birds "sit it out" before a storm, and whether or not to take an umbrella when leaving the house.

Braving The Elements

Author: David Laskin
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780385469562
File Size: 28,26 MB
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A study of American weather explains how volatile and violent weather has shaped American culture, from ancient times to the present, detailing the history of weather prediction, the storms that have ravaged the landscape, and more

International Who S Who Of Authors And Writers 2004

Author: Europa Publications
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781857431797
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The International Who's Who of Authors and Writers provides a practical source of information on the personalities and organizations of the literary world.

The Lost Art Of Reading Nature S Signs

Author: Tristan Gooley
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615192417
File Size: 43,69 MB
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If you're walking with Tristan Gooley, leave your smartphone at home! Gooley's more than two decades of pioneering outdoor experience include research among the Dayak people of Borneo and the Tuareg of the Sahara. With his first book,The Natural Navigator, he started a renaissance in the rare art of reading nature's clues. Now, in The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs, Gooley has compiled more than 850 outdoor tips—many not found in any other book in the world—that will open readers' eyes to nature's hidden logic. He shares techniques for forecasting and tracking, and for walking in the country or city, along the coast, and by night. This is the ultimate resource on what the land, sun, moon, stars, plants, animals, and clouds can reveal—if you only know how to look!

Weather Lore

Author: Richard Inwards
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108077625
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Published in 1893, this is the second edition of an entertaining and fascinating collection of proverbs, rhymes and sayings about the weather.