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Weather's greatest mysteries solved! / Randy Cerveny.

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  • ISBN: 9781591027201 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1591027209 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • Physical Description: 328 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-314) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a weather mystery? -- The mystery of the dead T. Rex -- The mystery of humanity's "near extinction" -- The mystery of the Saharan hippos -- The mystery of the vanishing harappans -- The mystery of the Exodus -- The mysteries of weather and climate in ancient Greece -- The mystery of Petra, the rose city -- The mystery of the disappearing sun -- The mystery of the Mayan megadrought -- The mystery of Columbus's missing hurricane -- The mystery of the Little Ice Age's lost sunspots -- The mystery of the complacent Empire's wet weather -- The mystery of the Pacific hot tub -- The mystery of Tibet's weather spies -- The mystery of the Great American Dust Bowl -- The mystery of the crashing airplane and the A-bomb -- The mystery of "eliminating the impossible" -- The mystery of the devil in the deep blue sea -- The mystery of climate, cocaine, and the storyteller -- The mystery of the future -- The seven solutions.
Subject: Climatic extremes > History.
Climatology > Miscellanea.

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Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 9781591027201
Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!
Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!
by Cerveny, Randy
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Author Notes

Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!

Randy Cerveny, PhD (Tempe, AZ), is President's Professor in Geographical Sciences specializing in weather and climate at Arizona State University. He is the author of the highly acclaimed Freaks of the Storm and has appeared on the Today show, ,em> CBS Morning Show, CNN, Good Morning America, ABC News, NPR, the BBC, and the Weather Channel. His work has been featured in People magazine, USA Today, National Geographic, the New York Times, Science, and Nature, among other publications.

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