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Instant Weather Forecasting

Instant Weather Forecasting

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408198967
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 64
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Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 40 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. With a revised and updated text, along with new colour photographs and diagrams, this bestselling gem of a book will be invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities, from farming, gardening and walking to riding, golfing, flying, sailing and fishing - and of course holidaymakers. 'Excellent value and a good cockpit companion' Classic Boat 'A surefire bestseller' The Yachtsman 'Another gem that's a dog-eared favourite' Coastal Cruising 'A handy and information-packed little volume' Birdwatch

Instant Weather Forecasting

Instant Weather Forecasting

You Can Predict the Weather

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472935373
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 64
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Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. This revised and updated 5th edition takes into account the new ways users can receive professional weather forecasts, factor them into their own cloud observations, and develop an even better understanding of how the weather will change. This bestselling gem of a book will continue to be invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities, from farming, gardening and walking to riding, golfing, flying, sailing, fishing - and of course holidaymakers.

Instant Weather Forecasting

Instant Weather Forecasting

You Can Predict the Weather

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 147292973X
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 64
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Color photographs of cloud formations and their groundbreaking explanatory text enable readers to read the sky, pick up the clues and predict what the weather will do--a brilliant concept.

Instant Wind Forecasting

Instant Wind Forecasting

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408198975
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 120
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Instant Wind Forecasting is a quick reference guide for all who work or play outdoors whether dinghy, coastal or offshore sailors, fishermen, motorboaters, farmers, golfers, walkers or pilots. It will help them make meaningful predictions based on the look of the sky and the feel of the day. This book is the perfect companion to Alan Watt's international bestseller Instant Weather Forecasting and his latest book Instant Storm Forecasting. Its easily accessible format and revolutionary presentation has established the author's reputation as a layman's meteorologist. 'Still the best book of its kind around' All At Sea 'Worthwhile having either at home or on board' The Gaffers Log

Instant Storm Forecasting

Instant Storm Forecasting

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1408125587
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 64
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Instant Storm Forecasting is an invaluable reference for anyone pursuing outdoor activities. Using dramatic photographs of cloud formations, helpful tables and practical explanations, Alan Watts equips the reader with the tools to assess the chances of being caught out in a storm, and judge how severe that storm might be. He explains how strong winds build up, how thunder and hail stones are formed and what causes hurricanes, tornadoes, typhoons and waterspouts. This comprehensive little book makes fascinating reading as well as being an essential guide for anyone about to encounter the elements. Praise for Instant Weather Forecasting: 'Excellent value and a good cockpit companion' Classic Boat 'Useful in every clubhouse' Golf Monthly 'A surefire bestseller' The Yachtsman 'Another gem that's a dog-eared favourite' Coastal Cruising 'Well worth a place on the bookshelf or in the car or rucksack' The Countryman 'A handy and information-packed little volume' Birdwatch

Weather Wise

Weather Wise

Reading Weather Signs

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1472907620
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 160
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Weather Wise is a highly practical, lively and very accessible guide to weather phenomena for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Suitable for sailors, walkers, climbers, skiers, fishermen, golfers and holidaymakers, it explains how forthcoming weather will affect them, as well as how to predict what is coming and assess how severe it will be. No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach of Alan Watts, whose reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way for the average reader is second to none. Packed with practical tips, hints and fact panels, it will be a godsend to anyone pursuing an outdoor activity. Covers: the seasons, clouds, heat and cold, rain, changeable weather, showery weather, wind, thunder, fog and mist, sea weather, hill and mountain weather and hurricanes and tornadoes

The Weather Handbook

The Weather Handbook

  • Author: Alan Watts
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1472905490
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 160
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The third edition of this bestselling book explains how to combine professional weather forecasts with information from websites and apps and self-assessment of the signs in the sky to arrive at a local forecast of coming weather.

Meteorology Today

Meteorology Today

An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment

  • Author: C. Donald Ahrens,Peter Lawrence Jackson,Christine E. O. Jackson
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0176500391
  • Category: Meteorology
  • Page: 704
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Meteorology Today 1st Canadian edition is the first textbook of its type written specifically with the needs of the Canadian market and its unique meteorological environment in mind. This first Canadian edition builds upon the tried and tested strengths of the Ahrens Meteorology series and provides a more relevant resource for Canadian students and instructors by ensuring that Canadian content, practices, conventions and examples are used throughout. An Earth Systems feature ? the first of its kind in Ahrens ? has been developed for this edition, presenting the interconnectedness of elements, and providing a peek at the chapter content. This ?visual table of contents? highlights the Earth system components reflected in each chapter (the atmosphere; hydrosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere, biosphere and anthrosphere). The relationships between the chapter?s content and Earth systems are further expanded upon in the introduction of each chapter.

The Larousse Guide to Weather Forecasting

The Larousse Guide to Weather Forecasting

  • Author: Storm Dunlop,Francis Wilson
  • Publisher: Larousse & Company
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 160
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Explains how clouds form, what causes rain, snow, rainbows, and other atmospheric effects, and how radar, satellite photographs, and instruments are used to predict the weather

Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment

Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment

  • Author: C. Donald Ahrens
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1285400968
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 640
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Cengage Learning's METEOROLOGY TODAY brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory meteorology courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Meteorology Today CourseMate alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the underlying principles of meteorology and appreciate the dynamic nature of the inevitable weather phenomena that continually influence our lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.