National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather

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A.A. Knopf, 1991 - Nature - 656 pages
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A guide to observing and forecasting all types of weather features 350 photographs of natural phenomena and a discussion of all facets of weather
 

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Contents

Introduction
13
How to Use This Guide
19
The Seasons
65
Clouds
75
Storms
95
Optical Phenomena
155
Key to the Color Plates
179
The Atmosphere
435
l36s49 Orographic Clouds
476
Showers and Thunderstorms
497
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
523
and Ice Storms
530
Floods
538
Optical Phenomena
548
Obstructions to Vision
564
Appendices
575

Cirrus Clouds
446
Middle Clouds
452
Cumulus Clouds
464
Watcher
595
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DAVID M. LUDLUM was a distinguished historian on American weather. He is the founder of the magazine Weatherwise. Born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1910, he studied at the University of California at Berkeley and Princeton Univeristy. He died in May 1997 at the age of eighty-six.

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