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The Handy Weather Answer Book
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Fully updated with the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change, this comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible question-and-answer format. All the basic elements of weather are discussed, as are all types of weather phenomena and the science of forecasting. In addition, the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science are expertly covered. Included are more than 1,000 questions and answers such as, "Has a hurricane ever struck southern California? Could our oceans have originated in space?" and "What is bioclimatology?" This resource is an ideal reference for students, teachers, and amateur meteorologists.
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Kevin Hile is an author and editor who has contributed to books on a wide range of subjects. His articles have been included in titles such as "Animal Rights," "Cesar Chavez"," Dams and Levees"," "and" The Trial of Juveniles as Adults".""""He lives in Mason, Michigan.

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"This entertaining work is a collection more than 1,000 questions and answers on weather written in nontechnical language for the general reader."-- American Reference Books "This fully updated primer on all things related to weather includes the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change. It addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible question-and-answer format."-- Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society "A fun reference book to look through, garner interesting information, and get an overview of a multitude of facts about weather. With an attractive cover, engaging layout and format, this book will be one that students with an interest in the subject will pick up and enjoy."-- Christian Library Journal "Updated to include the latest advances in meteorology and climate change, a comprehensive reference covers all of the basic elements of weather and weather phenomena as well as the science of forecasting, in a guide that also evaluates the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science."-- Forecast magazine "[T]he Handy Weather Answer Book is full of all sorts of weather stuff. For instance, do you know what irisation is? It's a sort of diffused rainbow created when altocumulus clouds pass below the sun."-- The Arizona Republic "Designed to stimulate further reading ... Readers from the junior high level and up will find this book enjoyable."-- The Science Teacher "Well written at a level that is enjoyable to everyone. I highly recommend this book to any lay reader, weather watcher or atmospheric professional."-- The Weather Doctor

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