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What does it mean when there is a corona around the moon? How do you tell the difference between stratocumulus and nimbostratus clouds? THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is an essential guide to the many different types of phenomena that may be observed, and also gives brief details of the weather that may be expected. The following topics are covered in a reader-friendly format: OCloud classification OHow to identify different cloud types and how they relate to forthcoming weather OHow clouds are formed OOptical phenomena OPrecipitation OWind OSevere weather OWeather systems OSatellite images and weather maps Full of beautiful color photographs and diagrams, THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is essential for the outdoor photographer, adventurer, or meteorological enthusiast. It is also perfect for any parent whose child asks the proverbial question, "Why is the sky blue?

About the Author


STORM DUNLOP is a translator, editor, lecturer, and author of many books including Astronomy: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky and The Oxford Dictionary of Weather. He is Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Meteorological Society.

Praise For…


"This handbook is a definite read for anyone who spends time fishing, hunting, or anything that depends on the weather. It's also great for anyone who has ever had to come up with an answer to "why is the sky blue, dad?" --Big Game Fishing Journal

"clear and well-illustrated guide."--Kliatt


"This handbook is a definite read for anyone who spends time fishing, hunting, or anything that depends on the weather. It's also great for anyone who has ever had to come up with an answer to "why is the sky blue, dad?"--Big Game Fishing Journal



Product Details
ISBN: 9781585748570
ISBN-10: 1585748579
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2003
Pages: 192
Language: English