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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

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.

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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