The Weather and Its Secrets
Reader's Digest, 1997 - Science - 160 pages
An intriguing investigation into the complex mysteries of Earth's weather and the impact of climate on the modern world traces the history of weather prediction and discusses how the planet's weather works, its influence on the seasons, and the possible ramifications of climatic change for human society.
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