"Weather World" is a visual celebration of the diversity and unpredictability of the weather in all its forms - from the benign beauty of a clear sky to the explosive impact of lightning and hurricanes.This is a fascinating and beautiful collection of photographs, ranging from satellite images of developing fronts and global weather patterns, to ground-based photographs of cloud formations. Also included are optical phenomena such as rainbows, sun pillars and aurora borealis, and breath-taking weather events such as lightning and tornadoes.This title is produced in association with the Met Office, the world's premier organisation for the collection and interpretation of data relating to the world's weather.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Paul Hardacre, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society; Introduction; Part One: Weather from Above; 1 World Maps and Wider Views; 2 Cloud Formations; 3 Hurricanes and Dramatic Weather; 4 Climate Change: The Evidence; Part Two: Weather from Below; 5 Low Clouds; 6 Medium Clouds; 7 High Clouds; 8 Special Clouds; 9 Optical Phenomena; 10 Extreme Weather; Index.
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