Extreme weather Science tackles global warming and climate change

Kathleen Simpson

Book - 2008

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Series
National Geographic investigates
Subjects
Published
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic 2008.
Language
English
Physical Description
64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781426302817
1426302819
Main Author
Kathleen Simpson (-)
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Review by Publisher Summary 1

An exploration of extreme weather explains how weather is created, shows how hurricanes and tornadoes form and are rated, covers types of clouds and precipitation, and looks at the link between climate and weather.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Authoritative texts that include interviews with experts, useful time lines, diagrams, glossaries, and more bring readers up to date on the latest findings of specific scientific issues and discoveries as only the experts at National Geographic can.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What’s going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, to produce a weather forecast for Earth’s future. Extreme Weather gives readers the expert’s views and highlights the climate changes that may be on the horizon.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What’s going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, to produce a weather forecast for Earth’s future. Extreme Weather gives readers the expert’s views and highlights the climate changes that may be on the horizon.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.