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Twister Tales: Unraveling Tornado Myths
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Tornado myths are examined with the final conclusions not always as easy as you might think, and the deadliest tornadoes in the U.S. are shown to be a world of random luck and strange happenings along with the tragedy. Find out what Doppler radar can and can not tell you, and more!
Space Clouds: A Short Guide to Observing Noctilucent Clouds and the Science Behind Them
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Price: $8.44 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Noctilucent clouds are spectacular formations that shine in the dead of summer night. If you've never seen them before, or if you want to know more about how they form and how scientists study them, this handy guide written for a general audience will take you gently by the hand. Packed with stunning images of 'space clouds', this guide will take you on a tour of Earth's highest, coldest clouds!
History of American Weather and Climate Modification: Hurricane Modification Attempts with Project Stormfury, Project Skyfire, Whitetop, Skywater, Cloud Seeding, Hail Suppression, Ionosphere
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Ten unique government reports document the history of attempted weather and climate modification efforts, including Defense Department projections of future programs and a detailed history of Project Stormfury and related hurricane modification trials.
The Whys and Whats of Weather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Weather science writer and analyst Steven Roberts invites you to come along as he goes well beyond discussing blizzards, climate change, El Niño, flash flooding and hurricanes. Here, you’ll learn about the Alberta Clipper, cell splitters, diurnal swing, omega blocks, snow bombs, train echo wave patterns, wintercanes and much more. Includes numerous links to online photos of weather phenomena.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Meteorological and Oceanographic Operations (Joint Publication 3-59) - 2012 Version, Collection, Analysis, Prediction, Data Sources
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This publication sets forth the joint doctrine for the planning and execution of meteorological and oceanographic operations in support of joint operations throughout the range of military operations.
Complete Guide to Hurricane Sandy: Rebuilding Task Force and Strategy, Tropical Cyclone Report, Service Assessment, Future Risks, Damage in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Microgrid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative rebuilding and recovery information, plus detailed historical meteorological data, about Hurricane Sandy. This compilation features the recently released major federal report on rebuilding and recovery, the Sandy Rebuilding Task Force chaired by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, plus reports and material from the National Hurricane Center.
National Hurricane Operations Plan (FCM-P12-2013) - Weather Service Products, Aircraft Reconnaissance, Satellite Surveillance, Surface Radar Reporting, Data Buoys, Marine Broadcasts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
The tropical cyclone warning service is an interdepartmental effort to provide the United States and designated international recipients with forecasts, warnings, and assessments concerning tropical and subtropical weather systems.
Weather Satellite Programs at Risk: Problems with America's Polar and Geostationary Environmental Satellites, JPSS and GOES, Possible Gaps in Critical Data for Weather Forecasting Models
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This is a comprehensive collection of investigative reports and official information about the vital issue of America's polar and geostationary weather observation satellites. Prolonged delays in the development program of these satellites threatens to create a dangerous gap in coverage, adversely affecting the accuracy of critical weather forecasts.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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Climate Myths is both a primer on climate change and a definitive rebuttal of climate science denial. It puts the campaign against climate science in historical, political, and economic context and juxtaposes the claims of climate change deniers with the facts about climate change as revealed by authoritative climate science.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Meteorology for Army Aviators (FM 1-230) - Weather Principles and Theory, Hazards (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Meteorology for Army Aviators (FM 1-230) provides Army aviation personnel with the general principles of modern meteorology required to assist them in planning and conducting day-to-day flight operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-59: Weather Operations - Principles, Air Force Combat Climatology Center (AFCCC), Space Weather Branch, History of Desert Storm and Operation Eagle Claw
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This Air Force doctrine document (AFDD) establishes doctrinal guidance for organizing weather forces and employing weather operations capabilities in support of air, space, and surface forces at the operational level of conflict.
The Long, Hard Winter of 1880-81 What was it Really Like?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel The Long Winter tells the riveting story of the winter of 1880-81 with three day blizzards, forty ton trains stuck in the snow, houses buried in snowdrifts and a town that nearly starved. How much of her story was fact, and how much was fiction? Using newspaper articles, autobiographies and historical accounts, the story of the monster winter of '80-81 is told.
Superstorm Encyclopedia: Tornadoes, Severe Thunderstorms, Hurricanes, Tropical Storms, Typhoons, Cyclones - Meteorology, Forecasts, Safety and Preparedness, History, Disaster Health Problems
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 540,990. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Earth's most powerful storms - hurricanes and tornadoes - are the subject of this massive 1700 page report with authoritative coverage of all aspects of these deadly superstorms: meteorology, forecasting, history, safety, preparedness, research, and health hazards.
2011 Essential Guide to Hurricane Survival, Safety, and Preparedness: Practical Emergency Plans and Protective Measures, Plus Complete Information on Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 365,030. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides a thorough review of practical emergency plans and protective measures for surviving the horrible consequences of hurricanes: winds, floods, and storm surge. There is material from every federal agency with a role in hurricane survival: NOAA, National Weather Service, National Hurricane Center, FEMA, and the CDC.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorms: Forecasting, Meteorology, Safety and Preparedness, Tornado History, Storm Spotting and Observation, Disaster Health Problems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,970. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Uncover the mysteries of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms and learn about safety and preparedness measures with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The seven chapters in this massive, thousand-page compilation report on everything about tornadoes: Science, Meteorology, Safety and Preparedness, Storm Observation and Spotting, and much more.
Sunshine, Blue Skies ... At Home with Wind and Solar Energy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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Taking the mystery out of energy by explaining the fundamentals of conventional and alternative energy sources, by providing practical advice about wind and solar energy for your home and small business, and by giving alternative energy suppliers a roadmap to growing the community of alternative energy users.
Our Next Ice Age: Tomorrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
There is no doubt that the Earth is warming up. The only question is: how much of it is part of nature's cycles, and how much is man-caused? But there are startling, counter-intuitive theories today, one of which suggests that global warming will actually cause a new ice age. Not only that, but an even newer hypothesis suggests the cold snap could hit very fast, once the trigger is pulled.
Life is Like a Weather Forecast ( A Storm Chaser Looks at Life's Storms )
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
In this book, a storm chaser explores the science behind modern weather forecasting, some ancient weather wisdom and how that relates to life itself. He shares his personal journey of discovery and the strange twists and turns that happen on the roads of Tornado Alley. He tells of his experiences chasing some of the largest storms on earth (from a safe distance, most of the time!)
Sky Dog: Lessons From Katrina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This compelling book was written by A resident of New Orleans who personally experienced hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. In Sky Dog he presents the real picture of what was going on on the ground; Sky Dog is all about mis-perception.