Encyclopedia of the Weather

Encyclopedia of the Weather

by Ian Westwell
     
 
Humankind has always had an uneasy relationship with the weather & climate. In the earliest times, man lived in fear of his environment, unable to comprehend its true nature, ascribing those things he could not understand to some unseen, all-powerful pantheon of Gods. Today we benefit from the work of all the inventors who have contributed to the science of

Overview

Humankind has always had an uneasy relationship with the weather & climate. In the earliest times, man lived in fear of his environment, unable to comprehend its true nature, ascribing those things he could not understand to some unseen, all-powerful pantheon of Gods. Today we benefit from the work of all the inventors who have contributed to the science of meteorology. This oversized encyclopedia examines the A to Z of weather features, the environment, & climate. It looks at mans impact on the environment, at the extremes of weather, at the science of forecasting, & attempts at weather control. Color photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572152434
Publisher:
World Publications, Inc. MA
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Pages:
192

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