If you enjoy watching clouds and want to know more aboutcloud types and what they mean then this practical reference guide is for you. Beautifully illustrated with lovely images from the Met Office, this handypocket-sized book provides you with all the information you need to identifydifferent kinds of clouds and the kind of weather that may be on its way.
Fullof useful information, this book provides: quick reference pages for rapid identification; a cloud classification chart and a guide to theunique cloud identification system; clear informative explanations from weatherexperts; asimple, easy-to-understand progression from low clouds to high stratus clouds,as well as covering unusual cloud phenomena;a detailed introduction onthe history of cloud classification and an introduction to the three principlecloud forms, with clear explanations of theatmospheric processes that create them.
This is aninvaluable companion for the casual cloud-spotter and for all those fascinatedby the variety and beauty of clouds and cloud names.
Take it with you on walksand have it handy in the garden so that you can enjoy sky-gazing every day.
Thisbook is the ideal daytime partner for our book on the night sky - The Star Book by Peter Grego.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: David & Charles
- Publication Date: 28/05/2010
- Category: Weather
- ISBN: 9780715337615