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Weather

Cosgrove, Brian (Book Plus CD - 2007 )
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Weather


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Wind, rain, snow, fog, frost, and sunshine are all signs of the constant shifting Earth's atmosphere. This continual change is what we call weather. The weather changes in four ways - its movement, which can bring winds; its temperature, which can cause anything from frost to heatwaves; its moisture content, which can bring rain; and its pressure, which can cause cloudless days or fierce storms.
Authors: Cosgrove, Brian, 1926-
Title: Weather
Publisher: London ;, New York :, DK Publishing,, 2007, c1991
Edition: Rev. ed
Characteristics: 72 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col.maps ;,29 cm. +,1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Statement of Responsibility: written by Brian Cosgrove
Notes: CD-ROM consists of clip-art
Includes index
Contents: The restless air
Natural signs
The science of weather
Watching the weather
Forecasting
The power of the sun
A sunny day
Frost and ice
Water in the air
The birth of a cloud
A cloudy day
Clouds of all kinds
A rainy day
Fronts and lows
Thunder and lightning
Monsoon
A snowy day
Wind
Tropical storms
Whirling winds
Fogs and mists
A day of weather
Mountain weather
Weather on the plains
Weather by the sea
Colors in the sky
Our changing weather
Home weather station
Did you know?
Working with weather
Extreme weather
Summary: Wind, rain, snow, fog, frost, and sunshine are all signs of the constant shifting Earth's atmosphere. This continual change is what we call weather. The weather changes in four ways - its movement, which can bring winds; its temperature, which can cause anything from frost to heatwaves; its moisture content, which can bring rain; and its pressure, which can cause cloudless days or fierce storms.
Alternate Title: Eyewitness weather
ISBN: 9780756630065
0756630061
9780756607371
075660737X
Branch Call Number: j 551.5 C834wr 2007
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