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By Angus M. Gunn

ISBN-10: 0313355681

ISBN-13: 9780313355684

This finished reference explains in transparent phrases what we all know approximately climate, from the standard to the intense. A pupil advisor to weather and climate introduces scholars and different readers to the dynamic paintings of meteorologists and climatologists, in particular their efforts to mitigate the influence of climate occasions and weather switch on humans and the environment.The 5 separate volumes of A scholar consultant to weather and climate specialize in climate extremes; air lots and climate styles; cyclones, hurricanes, and tornadoes; weather swap; and the Earth and the solar. each one quantity combines a wealth of medical facts, dramatic historic occasions, and the newest principles and strategies from the worlds of meteorology and climatology. What did we research from the airborne dirt and dust Bowl? What are the implications of Arctic melting? How can we guard towns close to oceans from emerging sea degrees? those and different an important questions are explored during this cornerstone reference.

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Early the next morning, while it was still dark, Washington marched with his forces for nine miles, taking the British forces at Trenton by surprise and routing them, thereby restoring confidence among the rest of the army. Military leaders, when faced with conflict, give a lot of attention to the kind of weather they might encounter, and they generally conclude that it is likely to conform to what they know or can predict. Figure 3-1 George Washington crossing the Delaware River, 1776. Painting by Emanuel Leutze.

In the early part of that period, perhaps because state’s rights have always been a top priority in the political life of America, these floods were regarded as the responsibilities of the states affected despite the obvious fact that no state could control conditions upstream in other states. HISTORY OF THE LEVEES AND FLOODWALLS All of that tradition changed after 1927, when a massive flood occurred. It began when heavy rains pounded the central basin of the Mississippi in the summer of 1926. By September, the Mississippi’s tributaries in Kansas and Iowa were swollen to capacity.

One example of the impact of weather was the disappearance of grape cultivation in southern England. Prior to 1350 this was a major industry. By 1450 the nearest location where grapes were still grown commercially lay three hundred miles farther south, in France. The cargoes carried by ships and the taxation levels imposed by governments were other useful sources of information from which temperature and precipitation levels could be inferred. The overall population was estimated to have increased fourfold over these four centuries.

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