The Weather Identification Handbook
The Ultimate Guide for Weather Watchers
ISBN10: 1585748579 ISBN13: 9781585748570 Publisher: Lyons Pr Published: Jun 1 2003 Pages: 192 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
What does it mean when there is a corona around the moon? How do you tell the difference between stratocumulus and nimbostratus clouds? THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is an essential guide to the many different types of phenomena that may be observed, and also gives brief details of the weather that may be expected. The following topics are covered in a reader-friendly format: OCloud classification OHow to identify different cloud types and how they relate to forthcoming weather OHow clouds are formed OOptical phenomena OPrecipitation OWind OSevere weather OWeather systems OSatellite images and weather maps Full of beautiful color photographs and diagrams, THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is essential for the outdoor photographer, adventurer, or meteorological enthusiast. It is also perfect for any parent whose child asks the proverbial question, "Why is the sky blue?"