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The Facts On File Dictionary of Weather and Climate, Revised Edition
  • Authored by: Jacqueline Smith
  • From the Series: Science Dictionary
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109512
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0951-0
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 551.5
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 272

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"Definitions are...helpful..."—Choice

"From the simple to the complex, this dictionary clearly and concisely explains meteorological terms and concepts. It is amazing just how much information lies between its covers...a resource that will be used again and again by students from junior high on up."—School Library Journal

"...provide[s] broad coverage of weather and climate…If a collection lacks reference material for this topic, this would be a good book to fill that void."—The Book Report

"This book is a valuable reference for both teachers and students of weather and climate. The author has prepared clear up-to-date and scientifically sound definitions..."—Science Books and Films

As weather and climate conditions continue to fluctuate throughout the world, there is an increasing need for a comprehensive resource that will offer a better understanding of relevant terms, people, and phenomena in an easily accessible format. This updated and expanded edition of The Facts On File Dictionary of Weather and Climate, Revised Edition from the Science Dictionary series meets that need. With more than 2,000 cross-referenced entries, 150 of which are new, accompanied by 50 black-and-white illustrations that offer easy-to-understand information on a range of weather- and climate-related topics, this reference is a must-have for those students pursuing this area of study.

Topics covered include:

  • Arctic Oscillation
  • California fog
  • Coastal desert
  • Dayglow
  • Fire storm
  • Greenland ice sheet
  • Macroclimatology
  • Offshore wind
  • Pollution Standards Index
  • Tornado alley.

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Reviews and Awards

"...serves well as a quick reference or to build up understanding for such weather-dependent fields as agriculture or aviation."
SciTech Book News

"...an excellent ready-reference source of weather information...School libraries and general reference collections will find this compendium highly useful."
American Reference Books Annual

"...chock full of useful terms that any student of th[is] subject would be glad to have handy."
Christian Library Journal

"...the updates make th[is] more user-friendly edition useful for any secondary reference shelf. Recommended."
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