Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe

Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe

by Hubert Lamb, Knud Frydendahl
     
 

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This book is a unique study of the great wind storms of the last 500 years that have affected the British Isles and the seas and coasts of northwest Europe. This is the only region for which there is sufficient information available in archives to make such a study possible. Almost all the storms since about 1700 are reported with meteorological maps and wind

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This book is a unique study of the great wind storms of the last 500 years that have affected the British Isles and the seas and coasts of northwest Europe. This is the only region for which there is sufficient information available in archives to make such a study possible. Almost all the storms since about 1700 are reported with meteorological maps and wind strength estimates and measurements. The book also looks at trends and secular variations and the impact of these great storms on seafarers, local populations and the landscape. The book will be of value to scientists, engineers, historians, economists and conservationists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521619318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/17/2005
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.47(d)

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