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The Field Guide to Natural Wonders: The Secret World of Optical, Atmospheric and Celestial Wonders

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By: Keith Heidorn and Ian Whitelaw

224 pages, photos, illus

A & C Black

Paperback | Nov 2010 | #186675 | ISBN-13: 9781408132692
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This book serves as a guide to nature's most theatrical and mysterious events. From optical phenomena, such as rainbows and light pillars, to celestial phenomena like eclipses and the aurora borealis, it explores a wide range of rare natural events, describing each one in detail and explaining the science behind them in simple, non-technical terms.

'This comprehensive and entertaining guide means you'll never be left in the dark again.' Wanderlust (February 2011) 'An entertaining guide to many of science's everyday mysteries.' Travel Africa (April 2011)

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Keith C. Heidorn, has nearly forty years of experience in meteorology, climatology, and education. During his consulting career, Dr. Heidorn was recognized by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) as an Accredited Consulting Meteorologist specializing in applied meteorology and climatology. . Currently living in Canada, he continues to write The Weather Doctor and other web pages. Dr Heidorn is also the author of two books: The BC Weather Book and And Now ... The Weather. Ian Whitelaw is an English-born author and editor now living in Canada. Ian is an Anthropology graduate of Durham University, and is the author of several books.

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