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The Pocket Book of Weather

  • Livre Relié
  • 144 Nombre de pages
Michael Bright is an executive producer with the BBC's Natural History Unit. He and his colleagues are based in Bristol, England,... Lire la suite
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Michael Bright is an executive producer with the BBC's Natural History Unit. He and his colleagues are based in Bristol, England, but they trek around the world gathering material for their groundbreaking television documentaries. Michael is the author of scores of books about the natural world, from The Private Life of Sharks to 1001 Natural Wonders: You Must SeeBefore You Die.



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Featuring 3,000 essential facts and figures, this entertaining and informative guide to the world's weather explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From sandstorms to monsoons, avalanches to solar storms, rainbows to tornadoes, this concise but comprehensive book explores the whats, whys, wheres, hows and whens. - How do clouds form? - What makes the wind blow? - Why are no two snowflakes the same? - What causes tornadoes? - Why are deserts so dry and rainforests so wet? - What is the El Nino effect? After marvelling at lightning, understanding thunder and finding there is no end of the rainbow, Mike Flynn investigates how weather will become even more important in the future, both as a result of climate change, and because of new ways of harnessing the awesome power of nature to generate energy. Uncovering the amazing truth behind our weather and exploring the intriguing mysteries of weather phenomena, The Pocket Book of Weather is a fascinating compendium of useful and entertaining information.



Résumé
A concise but comprehensive guide to the world's weather, featuring 3000 remarkable facts and figures that show how the weather shapes the planet and affects all of our lives.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Pocket Book of Weather
Sous-titre: Entertaining and Remarkable Facts About Our Weather
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Code EAN: 9781408181553
ISBN: 978-1-4081-8155-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Genre: Sciences de la terre
nombre de pages: 144
Poids: 286g
Taille: H186mm x B123mm x T18mm
Année: 2013