Weather and Climate: Decade by Decade
- A general foreword/introduction by a notable figure in each discipline
- One chapter for each decade, including its own introduction and conclusion
- A final conclusion that looks at likely trends in the 21st century
- Biographic sidebars of famous scientists
- Approximately 50 line illustrations and 50 photographs
- Chronologies of key events (Nobel Prizes, great discoveries, and more)
- Glossary, index, and other back matter.
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