Spencer Christian's Weather Book

Spencer Christian's Weather Book

by Spencer Christian, Tom Biracree
     
 

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In this book, Spencer Christian gives everyone's favorite topic a new spin. He explains the inexact science of weather-forecasting, as well as everything you've always wanted to know about the weather. Did you know that...

  • On the average day, nearly two-thrids of the Earth is covered by clouds?
  • It would never rain if the air were

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Overview

In this book, Spencer Christian gives everyone's favorite topic a new spin. He explains the inexact science of weather-forecasting, as well as everything you've always wanted to know about the weather. Did you know that...

  • On the average day, nearly two-thrids of the Earth is covered by clouds?
  • It would never rain if the air were perfectly clean?
  • Weather vanes have roosters because of a decree by a 9th-century pope?

In his own lighthearted, easy-to-understand style, America's favorite weatherman explains all facets of weather, including:

  • Folklore and myths
  • How weather systems are formed
  • Causes of hurricanes and other storms
  • How weather influences health
  • How climate has changes over the ages - and how it may be changing right now
  • And much more

Illustrations and maps complete this fun, fact-filled reference guide. You'll never be able to change the weather, but Spencer Christian's Weather Book will help you understand and appreciate this amazing natural force that affects us all.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671847463
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Trade
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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