1001 Questions Answered about the Weather

Author: Frank H. Forrester

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486242188

Category: Nature

Page: 419

View: 3045

What causes the aurora? What are the trade winds? Over 1,000 questions with comprehensive answers cover all types of weather phenomena. This enlightening, entertaining, and well-illustrated text for anyone curious about nature features numerous diagrams and full-page illustrations. Topics include the atmosphere, climatology, storms, historical weather studies, and weather lore.

Extreme Weather

Author: Robin Birch

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780761444688

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8752

"Discusses extreme weather conditions, what causes them, and the dangers they pose"--Provided by publisher.

DK Guide: Weather

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405323507

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 2628

Did you know that floods cause more damage than any other natural phenomenon? Or that there are 2,000 thunderstorms in progress around the world right now? Feel the force of nature with DK Guide to Weather. Cutting edge satellite imagery allows you to examine amazing weather phenomena in close-up detail - from powerful storms to blistering heat.

What makes the weather?

Author: Janet Palazzo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816749706

Category: Weather forecasting

Page: 16

View: 3782

Brief text and pictures present different kinds of weather and suggest how to tell from the sky what the day may be like.


Author: Justin McCory Martin,Scholastic, Incorporated

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439876407

Category: Weather

Page: 16

View: 8058

Learn about the weather and increase your vocabulary.

Air, Water, and Weather

Author: William C. Robertson

Publisher: NSTA Press

ISBN: 0873552385

Category: Science

Page: 134

View: 1970

Air, Water, and Weather is the sixth book in the award-winning Stop Faking It! series published by NSTA Press. It offers all the features readers have come to love: accurate explanations, irreverent drawings, and activities that use easy-to-find materials.


Author: Rena K. Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree

ISBN: 9780817223601

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6916

Easy-to-read text and illustrations introduce facts about the weather.

Weather Tools

Author: Katherine Scraper

Publisher: Benchmark Education Company

ISBN: 1604374292


Page: N.A

View: 6945

6 copies of Book with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card

Medium-Range Weather Prediction

The European Approach

Author: Austin Woods

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387269283

Category: Science

Page: 270

View: 8840

This book provides an overview of the early years of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, and reviews the work of the institute over the past 30 years, describing along the way the European approach to medium-range weather forecasting. Its combination of historical view and scientific insight is unique.

Surviving Cold Weather

Author: Gregory J. Davenport

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811726351

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

View: 1948

How to dress for winter; how to create a campsite and what to use as shelter; how to keep warm How to signal for help with aerial flares, smoke, mirrors, and whistles; finding and purifying water; finding and preparing food; protecting yourself and your supplies from wildlife How to use a map and compass; how to travel on snow and ice with snowshoes, skis, and crampons; how to avoid and deal with avalanches The first in Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness series, Surviving Cold Weather covers the techniques and equipment necessary for surviving in ice and snow. Photos and drawings illustrate gear and techniques. The book covers the five survival essentials--personal protection, signaling, sustenance, navigation, and health--as they relate to the cold. Upcoming books in the series are Surviving Open and Coastal Waters, Surviving the Desert, and Surviving the Jungle.

Minstrel Weather

Author: Marian Storm

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465520120

Category: Natural history

Page: 100

View: 6165


Cold Weather Roses

Author: Kijafa Dickinson

Publisher: Bird City Communications LLC

ISBN: 0615317189


Page: 278

View: 9330

A suicidal drop-out and a Hurricane Katrina evacuee who has turned to prostitution face the demons of their past at Rose Hill, a mental facility for teenagers and young adults that practices an experimental horticulture therapy.

Aviation Weather

Agencies Need to Improve Performance Measurement and Fully Address Key Challenges

Author: David A. Powner

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437941168


Page: 35

View: 2495

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The National Weather Service's (NWS) weather products are a vital component of the FAA¿s air traffic control system. In addition to providing aviation weather products developed at its own facilities, NWS also provides on-site staff at each of FAA's en route centers -- the facilities that control high-altitude flight outside the airport tower and terminal areas. NWS and FAA have been exploring options for improving the aviation weather services provided at en route centers. This report: (1) determines the status of the agencies' efforts to restructure aviation weather services; (2) assesses the agencies' progress in establishing performance baselines in order to measure the effect of any changes; and (3) evaluates plans to address key challenges. Ill.