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Midlatitude Synoptic Meteorology Lab Manual Dynamics, Analysis, and Forecasting
ISBN: PB + CD: 9781878220264, American Meteorological Society, August 2017
144 pp., 24.2x18.6 cm , 20 line drawings
The past decade has been characterized by remarkable advances in meteorological observation, computing techniques, and data-visualization technology. However, the benefit of these advances can only be fully realized with the introduction of a systema...
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Weather in the Courtroom Memoirs from a Career in Forensic Meteorology
ISBN: PB: 9781940033952, American Meteorological Society, February 2017
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 12 halftones, 12 line drawings, 12 maps
As director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center in the late 1960s and early '70s, William H. Haggard witnessed an explosion in the number of requests from attorneys needing weather data for their cas...
Scientific Peak How Boulder Became a World Center for Space and Atmospheric Science
ISBN: PB: 9781935704850, American Meteorological Society, March 2016
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 20 halftones
Scroll through a list of the latest incredible scientific discoveries and you might find an unexpected commonality – Boulder, Colorado. Once a Wild West city tucked where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, it is now home to some of the bigges...
Hurricane Pioneer Memoirs of Bob Simpson
ISBN: PB: 9781935704751, American Meteorological Society, February 2015
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 25 halftones
In 1951, Robert H. Simpson lifted off in a specially-equipped plane, flying directly into the path of a storm that would send most people running for cover. For more than four hours he observed Typhoon Marge from its eerily calm eye, later describing...
Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
ISBN: PB: 9781935704584, American Meteorological Society, February 2015
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 30 colour plates, 10 halftones, 10 line drawings
Today, most people look down when they want to check the weather, peeking at cell phones or popping open a browser, instead of looking up at one of the most accessible weather predictors of all the sky. Knowing what the atmosphere has in store withou...
Climate Conundrums What the Climate Debate Reveals About Us
ISBN: PB: 9781935704744, American Meteorological Society, October 2014
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 6 line drawings
It is generally assumed that, in polite company, you don't talk politics, religion, or money. But in recent years, it seems "climate change"‌ needs to be added to that list. Incorporating all of the above, few topics can divide a dinner party faster....
AMS Guide to Climate Change
ISBN: PB: 9781935704737, American Meteorological Society, May 2014
416 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm , illustrated in colour throughout
Start a web search for "climate change" and the first three suggestionsare "facts", "news", and "hoax". "The AMS Guide to Climate Change" is rooted in the first, up to date on the second, andanything but the last. Produced by one of the most venerabl...
Father Benito Vines The 19th-Century Life and Contributions of a Cuban Hurricane Observer and Scientist
ISBN: PB: 9781935704621, American Meteorological Society, May 2014
160 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm , 5 halftones, 5 line drawings, 5 maps
Before Doppler radar and broadcast weather reports, Spanish-born Benito Vines (1837-1893) spent decades observing the skies at Belen Observatory in colonial Cuba, routinely issuing weather reports and forecasts to local newspapers. And before storm t...
Taken by Storm, 1938 A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane
ISBN: HB: 9781878220370, American Meteorological Society, September 2013
384 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm , 3 maps, 30 halftones
On September 21, 1938, one of the most powerful storms of the twentieth century came unannounced into the lives of New Yorkers and New Englanders, leaving utter devastation in its wake. The Great Hurricane, as it came to be known, changed everything,...
Weather, Illustrated Graphics from The AMS Weather Book
ISBN: CD: 9781878220240, American Meteorological Society, June 2012
0 pp., 0x0 cm
North America has some of the most varied and dynamic weather on the planet. Every year, the Gulf Coast is battered by hurricanes, the Great Plains are ravaged by tornados, the Midwest is pummeled by blizzards, and the temperature in the Southwest re...