The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book: A Unique Way to Predict the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds
The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book: A Unique Way
The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book offers a foolproof three-step system for predicting the weather. With amazing accuracy, this simple system can account for swiftly changing local weather developments more effectively than weather maps or official area forecasts, which are issued well in advance of weather conditions. Includes more than 120 photographs.
- Brand: Brand: Algonquin Books
- ASIN: 0912697105
The Cloud Collector's Handbook
The Cloud Collector's
The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.
- Brand: Pretor Pinney Gavin
- ASIN: 0811875423
The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture
Now in paperback: the runaway British bestseller that has cloudspotters everywhere looking up. Where do clouds come from? Why do they look the way they do? And why have they captured the imagination of timeless artists, Romantic poets, and every kid who's ever held a crayon? Veteran journalist and lifelong sky watcher Gavin Pretor-Pinney reveals everything there is to know about clouds, from history and science to art and pop culture. Cumulus, nimbostratus, and the dramatic and surfable Morning Glory cloud are just a few of the varieties explored in this smart, witty, and eclectic tour through the skies. Illustrated with striking photographs (including a new section in full-color) and line drawings featuring everything from classical paintings to lava lamps, The Cloudspotter's Guide will have enthusiasts, weather watchers, and the just plain curious floating on cloud nine.
- Brand: Pretor-pinney, Gavin
- ASIN: 0399533451
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and
This Peterson First guide contains easy-to-understand answers to questions about the weather, such as why the sky is blue, what makes it rain, and what causes rainbows. The book also features 116 color photographs that show how to identify clouds, with explanations of what each cloud type tells about the weather to come.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- ASIN: 0395906636
- UPC: 046442906630
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather: North America (National Audubon Society Field Guides)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather: North
Incredibly comprehensive yet portable enough for your day pack, the definitive field guide to every type of weather system, cloud formation, and atmospheric phenomenon common to North America--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. The 378 dramatic photographs in National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather capture cloud types, precipitation, storms, twisters, and optical phenomena such as the Northern Lights. Essays with accompanying maps and illustrations discuss the earth's atmosphere, weather systems, cloud formation, and development of tornadoes and many other weather events.
- Color: One Color
- Brand: Random House
- ASIN: 0679408517
Reading the Clouds: How You Can Forecast the Weather
Reading the Clouds: How You Can Forecast the
An at-a-glance guide to the clouds for anyone taking part in outdoor activities on land or at sea, anywhere in the world. This book is an accessible and practical handbook for predicting the weather by recognizing cloud types, shapes, color, and behavior.TV forecasts, online predictions and smartphone apps are all based on the same data--a number-crunched overview of how air pressure and temperature will have an impact on the weather across a large geographical area.But to get an idea of how the weather will develop for the precise spot where you're standing (or walking, sailing, golfing, fishing, etc) you don't need any equipment or any in-depth scientific understanding. You just need to look up.With this book in hand, you will get a broad understanding of why the clouds are symptoms of weather patterns, not causes. People have been reading signs in the sky for thousands of years, and with clear, full-color photographs, this book shows you exactly what those signs mean."Well researched--practical information in an easy to assimilate form." -Professor Richard Collier, former President of the Royal Meteorological Society"So good that my Yachtmaster candidates would do well to read it. I learned something from this book. I bet you do too." - Tom Cunliffe, author of The Complete Day...
- ASIN: 1472960181
Explore My World Clouds
Explore My World
Curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn about clouds—why they're in the sky, different types, and fun activities that celebrate being outside. These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.
- ASIN: 1426318790
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Weather of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Weather of
Everybody talks about the weather but how many really understand it? This little book is a basic reference on storms, sky phenomena, global patterns of wind and pressure, weather forecasting techniques, interpreting cloud formations, and extreme weather safety. Each one of 144 featured topics includes a photograph paired with an explanatory illustration or graphic. Interesting facts and tips offer a quick guide to observing the weather, from rainbows and auroras to supercells and hurricanes.
- Brand: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- ASIN: 1426217862
Clouds (Weather Ready-to-Reads)
Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting (Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.0 Fantasy Roleplaying, Forgotten Realms Setting)
Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting (Dungeons & Dragons d20
Dark perils and great deeds await.Welcome to Faerûn, a land of high magic, terrifying monsters, ancient ruins, and hidden wonders. From the forbidding forests of the Silver Marches to the teeming cities of the Inner Sea, Faerûn encompasses shining kingdoms, monster-infested wastes, endless caverns, and sinister citadels. The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting presents the most comprehensive fantasy world ever described!This book contains all the details you need to play Dungeons & Dragons adventures in the Forgotten Realms setting: A new full-color poster map of Faerûn. Dozens of new races, feats, and prestige classes for your characters. The Faerûnian pantheon, including over 100 deities and powers. Highly detailed regions, new monsters, mysterious sites, and two short adventures to begin your campaign. The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting is fully updated and redesigned for the new edition of the D&D game. To make full use of this book, you also need the Player's Handbook, the Dungeon Master's Guide, and the Monster Manual.
- Brand: Forgotten Realms - Core Rules & Sourcebooks 3rd
- ASIN: 0786918365
Weather: A Folding Pocket Guide to Clouds, Storms and Weather Patterns (Earth, Space and Culture)
Weather: A Folding Pocket Guide to Clouds, Storms
Waterford's guide to Weather is the ideal, pocket-sized folding guide to clouds, storms and weather patterns. A must-have reference for novice meteorologists, this guide teaches how and why weather occurs and how to anticipate weather changes. It also highlights weather phenomena (ranging from hurricanes and tornadoes to waterspouts and dust devils) and weather lore ("Red sky at night, sailor's delight."). Laminated for durability, this guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Made in the USA.
- Brand: Globe Pequot
- ASIN: 1583551123
An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A
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 without relying on technology can be a gratifying experience, and now with An Observer’s Guide to Clouds and Weather, it is also one that is easy to learn.This informative and accessible guide walks readers through the basics of making weather predictions through understanding cloud types and sky formations. It explains, in nontechnical terms, the science behind the weather, connecting fundamental meteorological concepts with the processes that shape weather patterns. Readers will learn how to develop their powers of observation and hone their ability to make quick forecasts without complicated tools. Whether you're an amateur weather enthusiast or a beginning meteorology student, An Observer’s Guide to Clouds and Weather will help anyone who prefers looking up to looking it up.
- ASIN: 1935704583
Flavorize: Great Marinades, Injections, Brines, Rubs, and Glazes
Flavorize: Great Marinades, Injections, Brines, Rubs, and
In his latest lip-smackin' cookbook, Dr. BBQ shows how to dress up meat, vegetables, and fruits with 120 brand-new recipes for tantalizing marinades, mouthwatering injections, savory brines, flavorful rubs, delectable glazes, and full recipes for what to make with them. Whether folks want to test their talents at the grill or whip up a stove-top dinner, these flavor-enhancing recipes will take every meal to the next level. Bathe pork chops in Pineapple Teriyaki Marinade, inject a deep-fried turkey with Scottie's Whiskey-Butter Injection, slather tuna with Sesame Seed Rub—the deliciousness never ends in this must-have manual for those looking to spice things up.
- ASIN: 1452125309