1001 Questions Answered about the Weather
What causes the aurora? What are the trade winds? Over 1,000 questions with comprehensive answers cover all types of weather phenomena. This enlightening, entertaining, and well-illustrated text for anyone curious about nature features numerous diagrams and full-page illustrations. Topics include the atmosphere, climatology, storms, historical weather studies, and weather lore.
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