Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
Size: 21.16 MB
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 38.21 MB
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 68.53 MB
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Storm Surge

Author: Adam Sobel
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006230478X
Size: 53.64 MB
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" Storm Surge brings together the melting glaciers, the warming oceans, and a broad historical perspective to explain how our changing climate and developing coastlines are making New York and other cities more vulnerable.

Florida S Hurricane History

Author: Jay Barnes
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807830682
Size: 32.54 MB
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In this updated edition of Florida's Hurricane History, Barnes draws on meteorological research, news reports, first-person accounts, maps, and historical photographs to trace all of the notable hurricanes that have affected the state over ...

Acts Of God

Author: Ted Steinberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199838912
Size: 49.82 MB
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In the face of revelations about how the federal government mishandled the Katrina calamity, this book is a must-read before further wind and water sweep away more lives. Acts of God is a call to action that needs desperately to be heard.

Climate Gamble

Author: Rauli Partanen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789527139059
Size: 19.44 MB
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This book explains how this opinion is largely based on very selective reading of relevant studies and reports, wishful thinking about the powers of technological miracles, and even straight-out falsification of statistics and ...

Winds Of Change

Author: Louis A. Pérez
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849286
Size: 79.45 MB
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Literary and eyewitness accounts, economic records, and agricultural data show how catastropic and lesser hurricanes in the mid-1800s transformed Cuban politics, economy, social relationships, and national identity.