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How To Become A Meteorologist By Alison Cooper
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This new book looks at how to become a meteorologist. The book covers every aspect that you will need to know about pursuing a career as a Meteorologist. Are you fascinated by the weather; in awe at... More > the power of nature? Do you have a scientific or mathematical way of thinking and enjoy solving complex problems? Have you the determination to overcome obstacles to achieve a solution? Do you crave a profession where your opinion counts? If you have all these qualities then you must read this book because it will help you to make the decision to choose Meteorology as a career.< Less
Among the Clouds: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory By Eric Pinder
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Where can you build a snowman in June, commute by sled, and witness hurricane-force winds twelve months out of the year? The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched... More > amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: "Home of the World's Worst Weather." A few hardy souls live at the Observatory year-round, enduring savage thunderstorms, twenty-foot snowdrifts, blinding fog, and odd questions from visitors ("Can you see New Hampshire from here?"). Discover what a meteorologist's typical day is like in the harsh but spectacular world above timberline. Come meet Nin the Cat, Marty on the Mountain, tobogganing ravens, hapless hikers, and meandering moose. These humorous and informative stories about life on a mountaintop are sure to appeal to hikers and weather aficionados alike. Foreword by meteorologist Mish Michaels.< Less
Among the Clouds: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory By Eric Pinder
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Where can you build a snowman in June, commute by sled, and witness hurricane-force winds twelve months out of the year? The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched... More > amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: "Home of the World's Worst Weather." A few hardy souls live at the Observatory year-round, enduring savage thunderstorms, twenty-foot snowdrifts, blinding fog, and odd questions from visitors ("Can you see New Hampshire from here?"). Discover what a meteorologist's typical day is like in the harsh but spectacular world above timberline. Come meet Nin the Cat, Marty on the Mountain, tobogganing ravens, hapless hikers, and meandering moose. These humorous and informative stories about life on a mountaintop are sure to appeal to hikers and weather aficionados alike. Foreword by meteorologist Mish Michaels.< Less
The Tornado Watchers By David G. Tomczek
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THE TORNADO WATCHERS captures the joy of being a child in a way that is not only entertaining, but also teaches key lessons on interacting with our dynamic environment. The book underscores that a... More > child’s imagination can take them anywhere, or they can be anyone, that they want. All that is needed is a little IMAGINATION. Beautifully illustrated, THE TORNADO WATCHERS is guaranteed to be a book that children will want to read again and again.< Less
The Tornado Watchers By David G. Tomczek
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THE TORNADO WATCHERS captures the joy of being a child in a way that is not only entertaining, but also teaches key lessons on interacting with our dynamic environment. The book underscores that a... More > child’s imagination can take them anywhere, or they can be anyone, that they want. All that is needed is a little IMAGINATION. Beautifully illustrated, THE TORNADO WATCHERS is guaranteed to be a book that children will want to read again and again.< Less
The Singular Travels & Adventures of Manfred Munch and His Relatives Vol. 2 By Gary Bunde
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Manfred Munch's family may very well amuse you more than dear old Manfred himself. Unlike the ordinary families of yore comprised of lawyer after lawyer after lawyer carrying on the family business... More > for decades, ol' Manny is related to architects, farmers, inventors, travel agents, meteorologists, and more! Sit for a spell with Manny's kin and you're sure to laugh 'til you cry. Fans of O. Henry, Dr. Seuss, Rudyard Kipling, and Dave Barry will enjoy this collection of tall tales from the southland. Less Redneck Riviera, more Florida Cracker Country, you'll return to these tall tales often for a laugh.< Less
The Singular Travels & Adventures of Manfred Munch and His Relatives Volume 2 By Gary Bunde
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Manfred Munch's family may very well amuse you more than dear old Manfred himself. Unlike the ordinary families of yore comprised of lawyer after lawyer after lawyer carrying on the family business... More > for decades, ol' Manny is related to architects, farmers, inventors, travel agents, meteorologists, and more! Sit for a spell with Manny's kin and you're sure to laugh 'til you cry. Fans of O. Henry, Dr. Seuss, Rudyard Kipling, and Dave Barry will enjoy this collection of tall tales from the southland. Less Redneck Riviera, more Florida Cracker Country, you'll return to these tall tales often for a laugh.< Less
Abigail's Eye By Richard Smith
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Greg Robinson had 18 hours to get to his wife and daughter before the strongest hurricane in recorded history tore their tranquil world apart. His four year old daughter, Abigail, had seen the... More > monster coming - in her dreams, in her mind's eye, but Greg and Susan Robinson refused to believe their clairvoyant daughter's visions. Now they believed: now they all believed. Hurricane Abigail would crash into Savannah as a category 5 storm and head straight for the Robinson's home in Atlanta. Greg was racing against time, a killer storm that bore his daughter's name, and a deranged meteorologist who would do anything to obtain little Abigail's prophetic power.< Less
Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development By Francis Galton
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Galton invented the term eugenics and set down many of his observations and conclusions in this book which covers a variety of psychological phenomena and their subsequent measurement. It discusses... More > the variety of human nature, physical features, bodily qualities, emotions, psychology, anthropometric registers, character, criminals, gregarious and slavish instincts, intellectual differences, mental imagery, number forms, the history of twins, and selection and race, among others. He also advocated a system of rewards for high quality families to have more children to encourage the better element of society to grow in size. Sir Francis Galton (1822–1911), was an English Victorian polymath, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, pyschometrician, statistician and founder of the science of eugenics. He was knighted in 1909. This edition is an exact copy of the original and contains all the original illustrations.< Less
Weather Spotter’s Field Guide By U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service
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The United States is the most severe weatherprone country in the world. Each year, people in this country cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,200 tornadoes, and two... More > landfalling hurricanes. Approximately 90% of all presidentially declared disasters are weather-related, causing around 500 deaths each year and nearly $14 billion in damage. SKYWARN® is a National Weather Service (NWS) program developed in the 1960s that consists of trained weather spotters who provide reports of severe and hazardous weather to help meteorologists make life-saving warning decisions. Spotters are concerned citizens, amateur radio operators, truck drivers, mariners, airplane pilots, emergency management personnel, and public safety officials who volunteer their time and energy to report on hazardous weather impacting their community.< Less