Weather: A Visual Guide (Visual Guides) (Paperback)
An introductory guide to understanding weather and its effect on our lives.
It is human nature to try to understand, predict and control the weather that affects crops, wildlife and even one's mood. The world's favorite topic of conversation is also the subject of increasing scientific study.
Weather: A Visual Guide explores how weather works and its effect at a local and global level, revealing the importance of climate in determining landscape, flora and fauna, and the overall quality of our lives. Using dramatic never-before-published aerial and satellite photography, this book provides information about a fascinating spectrum of natural phenomena, including:
- Extreme weather such as tornadoes and hurricanes
- Natural events that affect the weather
- Forecasting and predicting weather
- How weather affects life on Earth
- Climate change.
Colorful diagrams provide at-a-glance understanding of complex issues, with explanations for interpreting weather signs and charts. Beautifully illustrated and clearly written, Weather: A Visual Guide simplifies a complex subject.