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Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy

by J. Bret Bennington & E. Christa Farmer

Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy, including: tide gauge measurements of storm surge, stable isotope variation in precipitation, analysis...


Blowing Smoke : Essays on Energy and Climate

by Rud Istvan

Synopsis:

From the Foreword by Prof. Judith Curry of Georgia Tech:

"Istvan's insightful and incisive writing in Blowing Smoke tackles a diverse array of topics related to climate and energy that are highly...


Contemporary Climatology

by Peter J Robinson & Ann Henderson-Sellers

Now in its second edition,Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about...


American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

by Giles Slade

Seeking higher ground – how rising global temperatures will lead to unprecedented waves of human migration


Cloud Dynamics

by Jr., Robert A. Houze

As models of the Earth/atmosphere system and observations become ever more sophisticated, and concerns about climate change and societal impacts of extreme weather and its forecasting grow, understanding the...


Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

by Molly E. Brown

The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed...


Weather, Climate and Climate Change: Human Perspectives

by Greg O'Hare, John Sweeney & Rob Wilby

A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today - the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of...


The Weather Companion: An Album of Meteorological History, Science, and Folklore

by Gary Lockhart

The Weather Companion An Album of Meteorological History, Science, Legend, and Folklore Throughout history, as farmer, sailor, hunter, and artist, humans have watched and worried about the weather. We have devised...


Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World

by Gillen D’Arcy Wood

When Indonesia’s Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped...


The Impact of Global Warming on Texas: Second edition

by Jurgen Schmandt, Gerald R. North & Judith Clarkson

When The Impact of Global Warming on Texas was first published in 1995, it discussed climate change as a likely future phenomenon, predicted by scientific studies. This entirely rewritten second edition presents...


Climate and Culture Change in North America AD 900-1600

by William C. Foster

Climate change is today's news, but it isn't a new phenomenon. Centuries-long cycles of heating and cooling are well documented for Europe and the North Atlantic. These variations in climate, including the Medieval...


Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary

by Raymond S. Bradley

Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, Third Edition-winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association-provides a thorough overview of the...


The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It

by Julian Cribb

In The Coming Famine, Julian Cribb lays out a vivid picture of impending planetary crisis--a global food shortage that threatens to hit by mid-century--that would dwarf any in our previous experience. Cribb's...


Snowflakes in Photographs

by W. A. Bentley

Over 850 illustrations of snow crystals, photographed by Bentley during a 50-year period, for use by artists, designers, and craftspeople in a variety of creative projects.


Snow Crystals

by W. A. Bentley & W. J. Humphreys

Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates....


How Dangerous Is Lightning?

by Christian Bouquegneau & Vladimir Rakov

This highly readable survey explores the history of lightning, from ancient myth to modern times. Topics include sources of lightning, physical effects, protection of structures and power lines, and current...


The Earth's Electric Field: Sources from Sun to Mud

by Michael C. Kelley

The Earth's Electric Field provides you with an integrated and comprehensive picture of the generation of the terrestrial electric fields, their dynamics and how they couple/propagate through the medium. The...


Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling

by Roger A Pielke Sr

The 3rd edition of Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling is a fully revised resource for researchers and practitioners in the growing field of meteorological modeling at the mesoscale. Pielke has enhanced the new...


Microclimate for Cultural Heritage: Conservation, Restoration, and Maintenance of Indoor and Outdoor Monuments

by D. Camuffo

Microclimate for Cultural Heritage: Conservation and Restoration of Indoor and Outdoor Monuments, Second Edition, is a cutting-edge, theoretical, and practical handbook concerning microclimate, environmental...


Notes on Meterology

by Richard Kemp, Young & Kemp

Part of the Kemp and Young series, this book provides a concise introduction to meteorology. Information is presented using diagrams, illustrations and worked examples. Mathematics is kept to a necessary minimum...