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- DescriptionThere's more to Indiana weather than what greets us when we go outdoors. Ever wonder why the daily weather report is so erratic? Why the seasons seem to come too early or start too late? Whether there really is such a thing as global warming? This fascinating and informative book tells the story behind the daily forecast, seasonal variations, and climate change. It explains why there are seasons in this part of the world and examines some of their more dramatic aspects-thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, droughts, and swstorms. Here you'll find information on forecasting, weather satellites, and data collection; on faraway events that influence Indiana's weather, such as El Ni; and on long- and short-term changes in Indiana's climate beginning more than 1,000 years ago. Air pollution, urban heat islands, the LaPorte amaly -it's all here in this comprehensive and up-to-date reference.
- Author BiographyJohn E. Oliver (1933-2008) was Emeritus Professor of Physical Geography and Director of the Climate Laboratory at Indiana State University. He authored or edited 12 books, including The Encyclopedia of World Climatology.
- Author(s)John E. Oliver
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication23/06/2009
- Series TitleIndiana Natural Science
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note93 color photos
- Weight599 g
- Width4522 mm
- Height6452 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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