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The Resource Weather : an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change, Andrew Revkin with Lisa Mechaley

Weather : an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change, Andrew Revkin with Lisa Mechaley

Label
Weather : an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change
Title
Weather
Title remainder
an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Revkin with Lisa Mechaley
Title variation
Weather
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrew Revkin, who is the senior climate reporter at ProPublica after a prize-winning 21-year stint at The New York Times, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the wondrous weather it generates.--Amazon
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10658267
Cataloging source
YDX
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Revkin, Andrew
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mechaley, Lisa
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  • Weather
  • Meteorology
  • Weather
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from cloud atlases to climate change
Label
Weather : an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change, Andrew Revkin with Lisa Mechaley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
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  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 4.3 Billion BCE Water World -- 2.9 Billion BCE Pink Skies and Ice -- 2.7 Billion BCE First Fossil Traces of Raindrops -- 2.4 Billion-423 Million BCE The Icy Path to Fire -- 252 Million BCE Lethal Heat and the "Great Dying" -- 66 Million BCE Dinosaurs' Demise, Mammals Rise -- 56 Million BCE The Feverish Eocene -- 34 Million BCE A Southern Ocean Chills Things -- 10 Million BCE The Rise of Tibet and the Asian Monsoon -- 100,000 BCE Climate Pulse Propels Populations -- 15,000 BCE A Super Drought -- 9,700 BCE The Fertile Crescent -- 5,300 BCE North Africa Dries and the Pharaohs Rise -- 5,000 BCE Agriculture Warms the Climate -- 350 BCE Aristotle's Meteorologica -- 300 BCE China Shifts from Mythology to Meteorology -- 1088 CE Shen Kuo Writes of Climate Change -- 1100 Medieval Warmth to a Little Ice Age -- 1571 The Age of Sail -- 1603 The Invention of Temperature -- 1637 Deciphering the Rainbow -- 1644 The Weight of the Atmosphere --
  • Contents note continued: 1645 A Spotless Sun -- 1714 Fahrenheit Standardizes Degrees -- 1721 Four Seasons on Four Strings -- 1735 Mapping the Winds -- 1752 Renjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod -- 1755 Franklin Chases a Whirlwind -- 1783 First Weather Balloon Flight -- 1792 The Farmer's Almanac -- 1802 Luke Howard Names the Clouds -- 1802 Humboldt Maps a Connected Planet -- 1806 Beaufort Classifies the Winds -- 1814 London's Last Frost Fair -- 1816 An Eruption, Famine, and Monsters -- 1818 Watermelon Snow -- 1830 An Umbrella for Everyone -- 1840 Ice Ages Revealed -- 1841 Peat Bog History -- 1845 Cold Dooms an Arctic Explorer -- 1856 Scientists Discover Greenhouse Gases -- 1859 Space Weather Comes to Earth -- 1861 First Weather Forecasts -- 1862 California's Great Deluge -- 1870 Meteorology Gets Useful -- 1871 Midwestern Firestorms -- 1880 "Snowflake" Bentley -- 1882 Coordinating Arctic Science -- 1884 First Photographs of Tornadoes -- 1886 Groundhog Day --
  • Contents note continued: 1887 Putting Wind to Work -- 1888 The Great White Hurricane -- 1888 Deadliest Hailstorm -- 1896 First International Cloud Atlas -- 1896 Coal, C02, and the Climate -- 1900 A Mighty Storm -- 1902 "Manufactured Weather" -- 1903 The Windshield Wiper -- 1903 A Dry Discovery -- 1911 The Great Blue Norther -- 1912 Orbits and Ice Ages -- 1922 A "Forecast Factory" -- 1931 "China's Sorrow" -- 1934 The Fastest Wind Gust -- 1935 The Dust Bowl -- 1941 Russia's "General Winter" -- 1943 Hurricane Hunters -- 1944 The Jet Stream Becomes a Weapon -- 1946 Rainmakers -- 1950 The First Computerized Forecast -- 1950 Tornado Warnings Advance -- 1952 London's Great Smog -- 1953 North Sea Flood -- 1958 The Rising Curve of CO2 -- 1960 Watching Weather from Orbit -- 1960 Chaos and Climate -- 1965 A President's Climate Warning -- 1967 Climate Models Come of Age -- 1973 Storm Chasing Gets Scientific -- 1975 Dangerous Downbursts Revealed -- 1978 Sea Level Threat in Antarctic Ice --
  • Contents note continued: 1983 The Coldest Place on Earth -- 1983 Nuclear Winter -- 1986 Forecasting El Nino -- 1988 Global Warming Becomes News -- 1989 Proof of Electrical "Sprites" -- 1993 Climate Clues in Ice and Mud -- 2006 The Human Factor in Weather Disasters -- 2006 Climate by Design? -- 2006 Long-Distance Dust -- 2007 Tracking the Oceans' Climate Role -- 2012 Science Probes the Political Climate -- 2012 Settling a Hot Debate -- 2014 The Polar Vortex -- 2015 Climate Diplomacy from Rio through Paris -- 2016 Arctic Sea Ice Retreat -- 2016 Extreme Lightning -- 2017 Reefs Feel the Heat -- 102,018 CE An End to Ice Ages?
Control code
000062213208
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 212 pages
Isbn
9781454921400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1007044215
Label
Weather : an illustrated history : from cloud atlases to climate change, Andrew Revkin with Lisa Mechaley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 4.3 Billion BCE Water World -- 2.9 Billion BCE Pink Skies and Ice -- 2.7 Billion BCE First Fossil Traces of Raindrops -- 2.4 Billion-423 Million BCE The Icy Path to Fire -- 252 Million BCE Lethal Heat and the "Great Dying" -- 66 Million BCE Dinosaurs' Demise, Mammals Rise -- 56 Million BCE The Feverish Eocene -- 34 Million BCE A Southern Ocean Chills Things -- 10 Million BCE The Rise of Tibet and the Asian Monsoon -- 100,000 BCE Climate Pulse Propels Populations -- 15,000 BCE A Super Drought -- 9,700 BCE The Fertile Crescent -- 5,300 BCE North Africa Dries and the Pharaohs Rise -- 5,000 BCE Agriculture Warms the Climate -- 350 BCE Aristotle's Meteorologica -- 300 BCE China Shifts from Mythology to Meteorology -- 1088 CE Shen Kuo Writes of Climate Change -- 1100 Medieval Warmth to a Little Ice Age -- 1571 The Age of Sail -- 1603 The Invention of Temperature -- 1637 Deciphering the Rainbow -- 1644 The Weight of the Atmosphere --
  • Contents note continued: 1645 A Spotless Sun -- 1714 Fahrenheit Standardizes Degrees -- 1721 Four Seasons on Four Strings -- 1735 Mapping the Winds -- 1752 Renjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod -- 1755 Franklin Chases a Whirlwind -- 1783 First Weather Balloon Flight -- 1792 The Farmer's Almanac -- 1802 Luke Howard Names the Clouds -- 1802 Humboldt Maps a Connected Planet -- 1806 Beaufort Classifies the Winds -- 1814 London's Last Frost Fair -- 1816 An Eruption, Famine, and Monsters -- 1818 Watermelon Snow -- 1830 An Umbrella for Everyone -- 1840 Ice Ages Revealed -- 1841 Peat Bog History -- 1845 Cold Dooms an Arctic Explorer -- 1856 Scientists Discover Greenhouse Gases -- 1859 Space Weather Comes to Earth -- 1861 First Weather Forecasts -- 1862 California's Great Deluge -- 1870 Meteorology Gets Useful -- 1871 Midwestern Firestorms -- 1880 "Snowflake" Bentley -- 1882 Coordinating Arctic Science -- 1884 First Photographs of Tornadoes -- 1886 Groundhog Day --
  • Contents note continued: 1887 Putting Wind to Work -- 1888 The Great White Hurricane -- 1888 Deadliest Hailstorm -- 1896 First International Cloud Atlas -- 1896 Coal, C02, and the Climate -- 1900 A Mighty Storm -- 1902 "Manufactured Weather" -- 1903 The Windshield Wiper -- 1903 A Dry Discovery -- 1911 The Great Blue Norther -- 1912 Orbits and Ice Ages -- 1922 A "Forecast Factory" -- 1931 "China's Sorrow" -- 1934 The Fastest Wind Gust -- 1935 The Dust Bowl -- 1941 Russia's "General Winter" -- 1943 Hurricane Hunters -- 1944 The Jet Stream Becomes a Weapon -- 1946 Rainmakers -- 1950 The First Computerized Forecast -- 1950 Tornado Warnings Advance -- 1952 London's Great Smog -- 1953 North Sea Flood -- 1958 The Rising Curve of CO2 -- 1960 Watching Weather from Orbit -- 1960 Chaos and Climate -- 1965 A President's Climate Warning -- 1967 Climate Models Come of Age -- 1973 Storm Chasing Gets Scientific -- 1975 Dangerous Downbursts Revealed -- 1978 Sea Level Threat in Antarctic Ice --
  • Contents note continued: 1983 The Coldest Place on Earth -- 1983 Nuclear Winter -- 1986 Forecasting El Nino -- 1988 Global Warming Becomes News -- 1989 Proof of Electrical "Sprites" -- 1993 Climate Clues in Ice and Mud -- 2006 The Human Factor in Weather Disasters -- 2006 Climate by Design? -- 2006 Long-Distance Dust -- 2007 Tracking the Oceans' Climate Role -- 2012 Science Probes the Political Climate -- 2012 Settling a Hot Debate -- 2014 The Polar Vortex -- 2015 Climate Diplomacy from Rio through Paris -- 2016 Arctic Sea Ice Retreat -- 2016 Extreme Lightning -- 2017 Reefs Feel the Heat -- 102,018 CE An End to Ice Ages?
Control code
000062213208
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 212 pages
Isbn
9781454921400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1007044215

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