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Weather: How it Works and Why it Works

By: Arthur Upgren and Jurgen Stock

Perseus Running Press

Paperback | Sep 2001 | #127969 | ISBN: 0738205214
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Describes the factors involved in shaping our weather, from humidity and prevailing winds to air-pressure systems abd the causes of seasonal change.


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Biography

Arthur Upgren is Professor of Astronomy at Wesleyan University and has been director of its Van Vleck Observatory. He is the author of Night Has a Thousand Eyes: A Naked-Eye Guide to the Sky, Its Science, and Lore. Jurgen Stock has been on the faculty of Hamburg and Case-Western Reserve Universities. He has also been director of the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory at La Serena, Chile, as well as founding director of CIDA, the Venezuelan National Observatory at Mrida.

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