North Carolina Weather & Climate Peter J. Robinson

ISBN: 9780807829615

Published: November 28th 2005

Hardcover

237 pages


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North Carolina Weather & Climate  by  Peter J. Robinson

North Carolina Weather & Climate by Peter J. Robinson
November 28th 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 237 pages | ISBN: 9780807829615 | 3.40 Mb

From blue skies to raging hurricanes, from ice storms to droughts, North Carolinas weather varies widely from season to season and from day to day. In this delightful and informative book, Peter Robinson provides a laypersons guide to the statesMoreFrom blue skies to raging hurricanes, from ice storms to droughts, North Carolinas weather varies widely from season to season and from day to day. In this delightful and informative book, Peter Robinson provides a laypersons guide to the states weather and climate and an introduction to the science that describes it.What is North Carolinas typical weather?

How does it vary from the coast to the mountains? How do we forecast it? With dozens of color maps and tables to make understanding easier, Robinson covers big issues such as the role of weather and climate in daily life, severe weather threats and their causes, and the meteorological effects of seasons. He also explains more specific phenomena including the causes of heating and cooling, the effects of acid rain, and the role of groundwater in weather.Robinson addresses the states weather history as well as long-term concerns associated with how air pollution affects weather and our health, and he explores why issues of local and global climate change matter.

Throughout, he discusses weather in ways that can inform daily life, whether youre planting a garden, building a climate-friendly and energy-efficient home, or choosing a time and place for vacation.



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