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Severe and Hazardous Weather in Canada: The Geography of Extreme Events

By: Catherine Conrad

256 pages, 30 photos, 80 figs, 15 maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #187872 | ISBN-13: 9780195426274
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Lightning, hail, floods, drought, tornadoes, blizzards and ice storms: Canada's climate can be extreme. Given the inevitable changes in our global climate, there is great interest in how our weather is being affected. Taking a non-scientific approach, this text describes weather phenomena and their spatial distribution in Canada, and gives an explanation for spatial trends.


1. Introduction to Severe Weather and Hazardous Weather in Canada;
2. Severe Weather Forecasting;
3. Severe Winter Weather;
4. Severe Summer Weather;
5. Water: Too Much or Not Enough;
6. Tropical Cyclones;
7. Canadians and Weather: Vulnerability, Risk, Adaptation and Mitigation;

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