The Resource Wonders of weather, by Frances Nankin ; scientific consultant, Gary A. England

Wonders of weather, by Frances Nankin ; scientific consultant, Gary A. England

Label
Wonders of weather
Title
Wonders of weather
Statement of responsibility
by Frances Nankin ; scientific consultant, Gary A. England
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes, in brief text and illustrations, the basics of what causes weather and weather conditions
Member of
Cataloging source
BIB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nankin, Frances
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC863.5
LC item number
.N26 2000b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Eyes on nature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meteorology
  • Weather
  • Meteorology
  • Weather
  • Meteorology
  • Weather
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wonders of weather, by Frances Nankin ; scientific consultant, Gary A. England
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published under the title: Weather
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics: What is weather? -- What is climate? -- Sun and earth: Sun -- How the sun causes weather -- Earth?s blanket of air -- What else causes weather? -- Wind: Air on the move -- Large-scale winds -- Small-scale winds -- Measuring speed and direction -- Putting wind to work? Storms: Why we have storms -- Thunderstorms -- Lightning and thunder -- Tornadoes -- Hurricanes -- Blizzards -- Clouds and rain: How clouds form -- Kinds of clouds -- What clouds tell us -- Fog -- Water cycle -- Rain -- Rainbows -- Seasonal rains -- Rain on demand? -- Rain as environment -- Dew and frost -- Floods and droughts: Floods -- Flash floods -- Droughts -- Snow and ice: Snow -- Hail, ice, and sleet -- Tomorrow?s weather: Where we fit in -- Tools of the trade -- Weather & you
Extent
1 online resource (109 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036927288
Label
Wonders of weather, by Frances Nankin ; scientific consultant, Gary A. England
Link
Publication
Note
  • Previously published under the title: Weather
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics: What is weather? -- What is climate? -- Sun and earth: Sun -- How the sun causes weather -- Earth?s blanket of air -- What else causes weather? -- Wind: Air on the move -- Large-scale winds -- Small-scale winds -- Measuring speed and direction -- Putting wind to work? Storms: Why we have storms -- Thunderstorms -- Lightning and thunder -- Tornadoes -- Hurricanes -- Blizzards -- Clouds and rain: How clouds form -- Kinds of clouds -- What clouds tell us -- Fog -- Water cycle -- Rain -- Rainbows -- Seasonal rains -- Rain on demand? -- Rain as environment -- Dew and frost -- Floods and droughts: Floods -- Flash floods -- Droughts -- Snow and ice: Snow -- Hail, ice, and sleet -- Tomorrow?s weather: Where we fit in -- Tools of the trade -- Weather & you
Extent
1 online resource (109 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036927288

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