Environmental Science

Download 30-Second Meteorology: The 50 most significant events and by Adam A. Scaife,Julia Slingo DBE FRS PDF

By Adam A. Scaife,Julia Slingo DBE FRS

The climate impacts our day-by-day judgements from what to put on, the best way to trip and whilst to go away the bathing out. we all know that blue skies bode good yet why is the sky blue, does each cloud have a silver lining and is weather switch an act of god or manmade?

30-Second Meteorology beneficial properties 50 of the main major occasions and phenomena to bathe down from the skies, all defined with no the bluster. each one access is summarized in a trifling part minute – utilizing simply three hundred phrases and one photograph. major weather and atmospheric scientists current knowledgeable account of reasonable climate and foul, from halcyon days to hurricanes, rainbows to rime frost, sunspots to supercells. Illustrated with attractive pictures and profiling seven key weather avid gamers, 30-Second Meteorology gives you the reasons you must comprehend our stressed surroundings – at lightning speed.

Show description

Read or Download 30-Second Meteorology: The 50 most significant events and phenomena, each explained in half a minute (30-Second Series) PDF

Similar environmental science books

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

Like Winchester's Krakatoa, The yr with no summer season finds a yr of dramatic worldwide switch lengthy forgotten by way of historyIn the culture of Krakatoa, the area with no Us, and weapons, Germs and metal comes a sweeping historical past of the yr that grew to become often called 18-hundred-and-froze-to-death. 1816 was once a extraordinary year—mostly for the truth that there has been no summer time.

Geomorphological impacts of extreme weather: Case studies from central and eastern Europe (Springer Geography)

This ebook provides new examine at the geomorphological affects of extreme precipitation occasions. It makes a speciality of the extraordinary summer time floods, which affected relevant and jap Europe in 2010. Case stories on their effects, together with inundations, city flooding, soil erosion, river financial institution retreat, alluvial fan accumulation, evolution of karst depressions, particles flows, landslides and soil saturation are provided for Poland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Macedonia.

The Opal Desert: Explorations of Fantasy and Reality in the American Southwest

The opalescent deserts of the yankee Southwest became romantic icons within the public mind's eye throughout the phrases of writers, the photographs of artists and photographers, and the visible storytelling of filmmakers. during this lively, own, superbly written booklet, Peter Wild explores the lives and works of 16 writers whose phrases have formed our visions of the opal desolate tract.

Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment

This moment variation of Postcolonial Ecocriticism, a ebook foundational for its box, has been up-to-date to contemplate contemporary advancements within the sector resembling environmental humanities and animal reviews. Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin research transverse relatives among people, animals and the surroundings throughout quite a lot of postcolonial literary texts and in addition tackle key concerns resembling international warming, nutrition protection, human over-population within the context of animal extinction, queer ecology, and the connections among postcolonial and incapacity idea.

Extra info for 30-Second Meteorology: The 50 most significant events and phenomena, each explained in half a minute (30-Second Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 6 votes