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The Resource Weather 101 : from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather, Kathleen Sears

Weather 101 : from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather, Kathleen Sears

Label
Weather 101 : from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather
Title
Weather 101
Title remainder
from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Sears
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Weather 101 gives you the basics on weather, from blue skies to hail to dust storms, with information on the science of how weather works, how to predict the weather in your area, how to be ready for natural disasters, and how climate change is affecting weather patterns across the world. --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC863.5
LC item number
.S43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Weather 101 : from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather, Kathleen Sears
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do we have weather? -- Weather and civilization -- Learning to predict the weather -- Weather and wars -- World war II -- HAARP -- The Doppler radar -- Weather and climate -- What's the atmosphere? -- The water cycle -- The three levels of clouds -- How to build a cloud -- Hail and snow -- The polar vortex -- Sleet or freezing rain? -- High pressure and low pressure -- The jet stream -- What's a front? -- Creating an air mass -- Oceans and weather -- El Niño -- Solar wind -- Orbits and oceans -- Determining the seasons -- Developing thermometers -- The tools of meteorology -- The art and sciences of forecasting -- Forecasting models -- Lightning -- Sprites, elves, and blue jets -- Taming lightning -- Why we have floods -- The danger of droughts -- Hurricanes -- Tornadoes -- Tornado formation -- Volcanoes and other disasters -- The Johnstown flood -- The great Galveston hurricane -- The super outbreak -- Hurricane Andrew -- Hurricane Floyd -- Katrina and Sandy -- Staying safe in the weather -- Floods and tornadoes -- The weather and your health -- Temperature and your body -- Our changing atmosphere -- The climate change controversy -- The causes of global warming -- Today's technology
Control code
ocn975365693
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781507204634
Lccn
2017027599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)975365693
Label
Weather 101 : from Doppler radar and long-range forecasts to the polar vortex and climate change, everything you need to know about the study of weather, Kathleen Sears
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do we have weather? -- Weather and civilization -- Learning to predict the weather -- Weather and wars -- World war II -- HAARP -- The Doppler radar -- Weather and climate -- What's the atmosphere? -- The water cycle -- The three levels of clouds -- How to build a cloud -- Hail and snow -- The polar vortex -- Sleet or freezing rain? -- High pressure and low pressure -- The jet stream -- What's a front? -- Creating an air mass -- Oceans and weather -- El Niño -- Solar wind -- Orbits and oceans -- Determining the seasons -- Developing thermometers -- The tools of meteorology -- The art and sciences of forecasting -- Forecasting models -- Lightning -- Sprites, elves, and blue jets -- Taming lightning -- Why we have floods -- The danger of droughts -- Hurricanes -- Tornadoes -- Tornado formation -- Volcanoes and other disasters -- The Johnstown flood -- The great Galveston hurricane -- The super outbreak -- Hurricane Andrew -- Hurricane Floyd -- Katrina and Sandy -- Staying safe in the weather -- Floods and tornadoes -- The weather and your health -- Temperature and your body -- Our changing atmosphere -- The climate change controversy -- The causes of global warming -- Today's technology
Control code
ocn975365693
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781507204634
Lccn
2017027599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)975365693

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