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    Description"Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." -- "The Nation" In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting -- and does it in a style that's universally appealing. With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by "reading" such natural phenomena as winds, skies, and animal sounds. This beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of climate lore will enlighten outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone else who has ever wondered what a large halo around the moon means, why birds "sit it out" before a storm, and whether or not to take an umbrella when leaving the house.


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    Title
    Eric Sloane's Weather Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric Sloane
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486443577
    ISBN 10: 0486443574
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    B&T General Subject: 560
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 551.6
    DC22: 551.6
    BIC subject category V2: WC
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    BISAC V2.8: NAT036000
    BIC subject category V2: WNWM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26620
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: ANT001000
    LC classification: QC981 .S57 2005
    Thema V1.0: WC, WNWM
    Illustrations note
    87 ills (75 line, 12 hts)
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    30 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Author's Note 1. The Human Side of the Weather 2. The Anatomy of Air 3. Air Has Weight 4. Isobars 5. Weather is a Circular Affair 6. Fronts and Masses 7. The Warm Front 8. The Cold Front 9. The Line Squall 10. The Weather Map 11. About Winds 12. The World of Clouds 13. Winds That Do No Good 14. Atmospheric Antics