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The Resource Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes, Kerry Emanuel

Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes, Kerry Emanuel

Label
Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes
Title
Divine wind
Title remainder
the history and science of hurricanes
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Emanuel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an overview of hurricanes, with descriptions of how they are formed, how they move, and how they interact with climate, along with a history of some of the most destructive hurricanes of the past
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265626
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Emanuel, Kerry A.
Dewey number
551.55209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Hurricanes
Target audience
adult
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the history and science of hurricanes
Label
Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes, Kerry Emanuel
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0418/2004013078.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-274) and index
Contents
Kamikaze -- Anatomy of a meteorological monster -- Huracán -- The tropical hothouse -- Columbus's hurricane -- The tropical downpour -- France gives up La Floride, 1565 -- The trade winds -- The tempest -- Nature's steam engine -- The hurricanes of 1780 -- Hurricane intensity -- Galveston, 1900 -- Genesis -- Miami, 1926 -- Death and transfiguration -- Their eyes were watching God : San Felipe and the Okeechobee disaster of 1928 -- Taking aim : how hurricanes move -- The Labor Day hurricane of 1935 -- The storm surge -- The great New England hurricane of 1938 -- Waves -- Bull Halsey's typhoons -- Rain -- The hunters -- Hurricane Camille -- Into the maelstrom : a photo essay -- The great East Pakistan cyclone of November, 1970 -- Forecasting hurricanes -- Cyclone Tracy -- Hurricane Andrew, 1992 -- Hurricanes and climate
Control code
ocm55616457
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780195149418
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004013078
Other control number
9780195149418
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-9359
Label
Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes, Kerry Emanuel
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0418/2004013078.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-274) and index
Contents
Kamikaze -- Anatomy of a meteorological monster -- Huracán -- The tropical hothouse -- Columbus's hurricane -- The tropical downpour -- France gives up La Floride, 1565 -- The trade winds -- The tempest -- Nature's steam engine -- The hurricanes of 1780 -- Hurricane intensity -- Galveston, 1900 -- Genesis -- Miami, 1926 -- Death and transfiguration -- Their eyes were watching God : San Felipe and the Okeechobee disaster of 1928 -- Taking aim : how hurricanes move -- The Labor Day hurricane of 1935 -- The storm surge -- The great New England hurricane of 1938 -- Waves -- Bull Halsey's typhoons -- Rain -- The hunters -- Hurricane Camille -- Into the maelstrom : a photo essay -- The great East Pakistan cyclone of November, 1970 -- Forecasting hurricanes -- Cyclone Tracy -- Hurricane Andrew, 1992 -- Hurricanes and climate
Control code
ocm55616457
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780195149418
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004013078
Other control number
9780195149418
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-9359

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