Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather

Overview

This Peterson First guide contains easy-to-understand answers to questions about the weather, such as why the sky is blue, what makes it rain, and what causes rainbows. The book also features 116 color photographs that show how to identify clouds, with explanations of what each cloud type tells about the weather to come.

The First Guide to Clouds and Weather is a pocket-size atlas of the sky. Beautiful color photos, simple diagrams, and a concise text illustrate and...

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Overview

This Peterson First guide contains easy-to-understand answers to questions about the weather, such as why the sky is blue, what makes it rain, and what causes rainbows. The book also features 116 color photographs that show how to identify clouds, with explanations of what each cloud type tells about the weather to come.

The First Guide to Clouds and Weather is a pocket-size atlas of the sky. Beautiful color photos, simple diagrams, and a concise text illustrate and explain the myriad forms of clouds, why the sky is blue, what causes rainbows, and what makes it rain. The book also introduces environmental issues that affect the atmosphere, and shows how to understand and second guess TV weather reports. 114 color photographs, 30 line drawings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395906637
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Series: Peterson First Guide Series
  • Edition description: None
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 379,263
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.32 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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