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  • The Lightning Dischargeby Martin A. Uman

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    From the Preface: In the 18 years since my technical monograph Lightning (McGraw-Hill, 1969; Dover, 1984) was first published, there have been significant advances in our understanding of lightning, but, until now, there has been no new monograph on the subject. A number of edited collections of papers and conference proceedings relating to lightning... more...

  • Cirrusby David K. Lynch; Kenneth Sassen; David O'C. Starr

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 209.99

    First Authors. 1. Cirrus: History and Definition, David K. Lynch. 2. Cirrus Clouds: A Modern Perspective, Kenneth Sassen. 3. Ice Crystals in Cirrus, John Hallett, William P. Arnott, Matthew P. Bailey, and Joan T. Hallett. 4. Mid-latitude and Tropical Cirrus: Microphysical Properties, Andrew J. Heymsfield and Greg M. McFarquhar. 5. Laboratory Studies... more...

  • Meteorological Measurement Systemsby Fred V. Brock; Scott J. Richardson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 139.99

    1. Overview. 2. Barometry. 3. Static Performance Characteristics. 4. Thermometry. 5. Hygrometry. 6. Dynamic Performance Characteristics, Part 1. 7. Anemometry. 8. Dynamic Performance Characteristics, Part 2. 9. Precipitation Rate. 10. Solar and Earth Radiation. 11. Visibility and Cloud Height. 12. Upper Air Measurements. 13. Sampling and Analog-to-Digital... more...

  • Climate Action Planning at North American Colleges & Universitiesby Judy Walton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Confronting the threat of global warming is one of the biggest and most pressing of all societal challenges. While the response of national governments across the globe has been decidedly uneven, other sectors are stepping up to the plate and showing leadership. Higher education as a sector is increasingly being looked to for leadership and knowledge... more...

  • The Polish Climate in the European Contextby Rajmund Przybylak

    Springer 2009; US$ 259.00

    Reconstruction of the climate variability of the past 500 years is a topic of great scientific interest not only in global terms, but also at regional and local levels. This period is interesting on account of the increasing influence of anthropogenic forcing and its overlap with natural factors. The Polish Climate in the European Context: An Historical... more...

  • No Rain in the Amazonby N. Kozloff

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2010; US$ 12.99

    Acting as the planet's air conditioner, the rainforest sucks up millions of tons of greenhouse gases and stores them safely out of the atmosphere. South America's deforestation threatens to unleash a kind of "carbon bomb" that will add to our already deteriorating climate difficulties. As he travels across Peru and Brazil, recognized... more...

  • Climate Managementby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    Explores public and government involvement in combating global warming, and reviews conservation programs that have been developed by countries, international institutions, private organizations, and individuals. more...

  • In the Path of an Avalancheby Vivien Bowers

    Greystone Books 2012; US$ 12.95

    On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, six experienced skiers were buried in a massive avalanche. They didn?t have a chance. A combination of factors ? steep, open terrain; an unstable winter snow pack; poor weather conditions; and a trigger provided by a handful of backcountry skiers ?... more...

  • Changing Climatesby Charles F. Gritzner

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Climates have changed throughout Earth's history and will continue to change indefinitely. While some changes are brief, lasting only a few decades, others can plunge much of the planet into an icy wasteland or a steaming tropical jungle for hundreds, thousands, or even millions of years. Many factors contribute to both short- and long-term changes... more...

  • Weather and Climateby Kyle Kirkland

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40

    The variability in weather and climate can have a tremendous impact, making the science of forecasting incredibly important. Weather and climate are related, but individually they do not mean quite the same thing. The main difference involves time?weather refers to the present state or to conditions that may evolve in the coming days or weeks, whereas... more...