Philip's Guide to Weather

Philip's Guide to Weather

by Philip's Maps (Author)

Synopsis

Philip's Guide to Weather is aimed at all those who enjoy the outdoors, from sailors to walkers, climbers and birdwatchers. This book is also useful as an aid to planning holidays throughout the world, with handy country-by-country climate guides and statistics, along with in-depth explanations of global weather patterns. Guidance on measuring and recording the weather, and handy tips on how to interpret weather signs are also included.In addition, this book gives a detailed, factual and balanced account of the implications of environmental issues currently in the headlines, such as global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer, as well as the effects of El Nino and other phenomena on world weather patterns.Packed full of colour photographs and satellite images, the text is also illustrated with specially commissioned artworks, as well as numerous maps, charts and graphs.

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Publisher: Philip's
Published: 11 Nov 2006

ISBN 10: 0540089834
ISBN 13: 9780540089833
Book Overview: An indispensable guide to forecasting, measuring and understanding the weather. Up-to-date information on key topics, such as climate change and global warming. Comprehensive explanations of global weather patterns. How to recognize cloud formations and other weather indicators. Illustrated with more than 300 photographs, satellite imagery, artworks and diagrams. Practical guidance and authoritative text. Weather guides and statistics for worldwide destinations, particularly useful for travellers.

Media Reviews
'A splendid little pocket book ... packed with information' The Royal Meteorological Society
Author Bio
Ross Reynolds is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the UK's top-rated Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading.