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The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce damage and losses caused by disasters.
Ice Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
The theory that came in from the cold... John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future hold?
Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 1 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art. The environment is in control in wildland firefighting.
History of American Weather and Climate Modification: Hurricane Modification Attempts with Project Stormfury, Project Skyfire, Whitetop, Skywater, Cloud Seeding, Hail Suppression, Ionosphere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & 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.
Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 2 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art.The environment is in control in wildland firefighting. Free-burning fires are literally nourished by weather elements, atmospheric components, and atmospheric motion.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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.
The Whys and Whats of Weather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
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.
Assessment Report: Causes and Predictability of the 2011-14 California Drought - NOAA Drought Task Force - Climate Change Global Warming Contribution, Data, Simulations, Winter Precipitation, SST
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
The causes and predictability of the California drought during the three consecutive rainy seasons (November-April) 2011/12 to 2013/14 are analyzed using observations and ensembles of simulations conducted with seven atmosphere models forced by observed sea surface temperatures (SSTs).
Superstorm Encyclopedia: Tornadoes, Severe Thunderstorms, Hurricanes, Tropical Storms, Typhoons, Cyclones - Meteorology, Forecasts, Safety and Preparedness, History, Disaster Health Problems
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 540,990. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
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.
2017 National Hurricane Operations Plan: Fascinating Comprehensive Guide to Official Weather Service Products and Data Sources Used to Track Tropical Storms for Emergency Managers and Weather Geeks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This official guide from NOAA, released in late 2017, provides authoritative and up-to-date information about all aspects of hurricane forecasting and warnings, with material of keen interest to both emergency managers and weather geeks.
Universal Mass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Every living creature on planet Earth shrank in size by a factor of five. What used to weigh 100 pounds now weighs 20 pounds. Elephants the size of dogs, pigs the size of mice, mice the size of aphids, humans the size of groundhogs are now the norm.
Complete Guide to Weather Satellites: NOAA Polar and Geostationary Satellites, GOES, POES, JPSS, DMSP, Potential Critical Gaps in Data, Program History, Military and Earth Observation, Forecasting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection of government documents provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of current and planned American weather satellites, with material from NOAA, NASA, and independent reviews of the troubled replacement program.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Meteorological and Oceanographic Operations (Joint Publication 3-59) - 2012 Version, Collection, Analysis, Prediction, Data Sources
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & 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.
2011 Essential Guide to Hurricane Survival, Safety, and Preparedness: Practical Emergency Plans and Protective Measures, Plus Complete Information on Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 365,030. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
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.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
The Long, Hard Winter of 1880-81 What was it Really Like?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Căldura - Termodinamica fenomenologică
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: Romanian. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Mechanics / Thermodynamics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Despre căldură, temperatură, și modalități de măsurare, și aplicații practice în inginerie. Un punct de vedere contemporan privind energia, termodinamica și legile ei.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorms: Forecasting, Meteorology, Safety and Preparedness, Tornado History, Storm Spotting and Observation, Disaster Health Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,970. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Meteorology for Army Aviators (FM 1-230) - Weather Principles and Theory, Hazards (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & 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.