Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
Size: 51.41 MB
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 35.43 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 78.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Hurricane Almanac 2006

Author: Bryan Norcross
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466870680
Size: 13.58 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bryan Norcross's Hurricane Almanac 2006 reviews the catastrophic season of 2005, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, looks forward to hurricane seasons to come, highlights the fascinating history of hurricanes interacting with ...

Eye Of The Storm

Author: Rick Thomas
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781404818453
Size: 10.68 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Looks at hurricanes, how they form, the effects they can have, and how to stay safe.

Storm World

Author: Chris Mooney
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547416083
Size: 69.46 MB
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One of the leading science journalists and commentators working today, Chris Mooney delves into a red-hot debate in meteorology: whether the increasing ferocity of hurricanes is connected to global warming.

Winds Of Change

Author: Louis A. Pérez
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849286
Size: 39.75 MB
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Literary and eyewitness accounts, economic records, and agricultural data show how catastropic and lesser hurricanes in the mid-1800s transformed Cuban politics, economy, social relationships, and national identity.

Acts Of God

Author: Ted Steinberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199838912
Size: 54.91 MB
Format: PDF
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In the face of revelations about how the federal government mishandled the Katrina calamity, this book is a must-read before further wind and water sweep away more lives. Acts of God is a call to action that needs desperately to be heard.