Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
Size: 53.80 MB
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 41.71 MB
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

Hurricane Almanac 2006

Author: Bryan Norcross
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466870680
Size: 78.94 MB
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Bryan Norcross's Hurricane Almanac 2006 reviews the catastrophic season of 2005, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, looks forward to hurricane seasons to come, highlights the fascinating history of hurricanes interacting with ...

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 64.96 MB
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Storm World

Author: Chris Mooney
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547416083
Size: 24.10 MB
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One of the leading science journalists and commentators working today, Chris Mooney delves into a red-hot debate in meteorology: whether the increasing ferocity of hurricanes is connected to global warming.

Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307874095
Size: 67.17 MB
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Ultimately, however, it is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last great uncontrollable force. As such, Isaac's Storm carries a warning for our time. From the Hardcover edition.

Winds Of Change

Author: Louis A. Pérez
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849286
Size: 13.99 MB
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Literary and eyewitness accounts, economic records, and agricultural data show how catastropic and lesser hurricanes in the mid-1800s transformed Cuban politics, economy, social relationships, and national identity.