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The Australian Weather Book

Understanding Our Climate and how it Affects Us

$29.99
ISBN
9781877069956

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By Keith Colls, Dick Whitaker and Richard Whitaker
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 180
Book Size 241 x 166 x 13
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 1 Feb 2012
Subject Classification The natural world, country life & pets / The Earth: natural history general / Weather

Understanding our climate and how it affects us.

Australia has a unique climate. Learn more about it in this third edition of The Australian Weather Book. This book is a colourful overview of Australia?s climate and weather, written in an easily accessible way. With plenty of information on the following topics:

  • How the weather affects us personally and in our day-to-day living; An explanation of Australia?s climate ?rainfall, temperature, drought, flood, El Ni?o, the Southern Oscillation Index and weather extremes; Climatic change and the effect of human activity on climate including the greenhouse effect and ozone depletion; How and why the atmosphere works ? details of wind circulations including the southerly buster and Spillane Eddy; Clouds ? how they form and the different types; Instruments used to measure weather phenomena ? from barometers and thermometers to radar and Automatic Weather Stations, as well as other environmental disasters ?Cyclone Tracy, the Ash Wednesday and Black Saturday bushfires, the Brisbane floods of 1974 and the Toowoomba floods of 2011.