Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones / Edition 1

Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones / Edition 1

by David Longshore
     
 

Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones covers all major aspects of tropical cyclone activity. More than 200 extensively cross-referenced A-Z entries define technical terms and offer narrative accounts of history's major tropical storms. Coverage includes: meteorological terms and instruments relating to these storms; biographical data on key

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Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones covers all major aspects of tropical cyclone activity. More than 200 extensively cross-referenced A-Z entries define technical terms and offer narrative accounts of history's major tropical storms. Coverage includes: meteorological terms and instruments relating to these storms; biographical data on key figures in the history of hurricane scholarship; geographical highlights; the history of individual storms and their effects on civilization; the culture and folklore of cyclonic storms; methods of tracking and data accumulation; and an analysis of tropical storm structure and development. A 700-year chronology of global tropical cyclone activity is included, as are detailed appendixes on such subjects as plotting and tracking approaching hurricane and other storm systems.

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ISBN-13:
9781579581503
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Series:
Science Encyclopedia Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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