Philip's Guide to Weather

Philip's Guide to Weather

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Philip's Guide to Weather is aimed at all those who enjoy the outdoors, from sailors to walkers, climbers and birdwatchers. This book is also useful as an aid to planning holidays throughout the world, with handy country-by-country climate guides and statistics, along with in-depth explanations of global weather patterns. Guidance on measuring and recording the weather, and handy tips on how to interpret weather signs are also included.In addition, this book gives a detailed, factual and balanced account of the implications of environmental issues currently in the headlines, such as global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer, as well as the effects of El Nino and other phenomena on world weather patterns.Packed full of colour photographs and satellite images, the text is also illustrated with specially commissioned artworks, as well as numerous maps, charts and graphs.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 18mm | 322.05g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • PHILIP'S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations, col. maps
  • 0540089834
  • 9780540089833
  • 1,158,064

Review quote

'A splendid little pocket book ... packed with information' The Royal Meteorological Societyshow more

Author information

Ross Reynolds is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the UK's top-rated Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading.show more

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