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North Carolina Weather and Climate

By: Peter J Robinson
256 pages, 15 photos, 20 drawings, 41 figs., 23 tables, 46 maps
North Carolina Weather and Climate
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  • North Carolina Weather and Climate ISBN: 9780807856253 Paperback Nov 2005 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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This book provides weather and climate information that you can use every day of the year. From blue skies to raging hurricanes, from ice storms to droughts, North Carolina's weather varies widely from season to season and from day to day. In this delightful and informative book, Peter J. Robinson provides a layperson's guide to the state's weather and climate, and an introduction to the science that describes it. What is North Carolina's "typical" weather? How does it vary from the coast to the mountains? How do we forecast it? With dozens of color maps and tables to make understanding the weather easier, Robinson covers big issues such as the role of weather and climate in daily life, severe weather threats and their causes, and the meteorological effects of seasons. He also explains more specific phenomena, including the causes of heating and cooling, the effects of acid rain, and the role of groundwater in weather. Robinson addresses the state's weather history, as well as long-term concerns associated with how air pollution affects weather and our health, and he explores why issues of local and global climate change matter. Throughout, he discusses weather in ways that can inform daily life, whether you're planting a garden, building a climate-friendly and energy-efficient home, or choosing a time and place for vacation.

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PETER J. ROBINSON is professor of geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of the North Carolina Climate Program. He is coauthor of Contemporary Climatology.
By: Peter J Robinson
256 pages, 15 photos, 20 drawings, 41 figs., 23 tables, 46 maps
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