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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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Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!
Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!
by Cerveny, Randy
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Table of Contents

Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Chapter 1What Is a Weather Mystery?p. 9
Chapter 10The Mystery of the Mayan Megadroughtp. 131
Chapter 11The Mystery of Columbus's Missing Hurricanep. 143
Chapter 12The Mystery of the Little Ice Age's Lost Sunsportsp. 151
Chapter 13The Mystery of the Complacent Empire's Wet Weatherp. 163
Chapter 14The Mystery of the Pacific Hot Tubp. 175
Chapter 15The Mystery of Tibet's Weather Spiesp. 189
Chapter 16The Mystery of the Great American Dust Bowlp. 203
Chapter 17The Mystery of the Crashing Airplane and the A-Bombp. 215
Chapter 18The Mystery of "Eliminating the Impossible"p. 226
Chapter 19The Mystery of the Devil in the Deep Blue Seap. 235
Chapter 2The Mystery of the Dead T. Rexp. 22
Chapter 20The Mystery of Climate, Cocaine, and the Storytellerp. 244
Chapter 21The Mystery of the Futurep. 252
Chapter 22The Seven Solutionsp. 269
Acknowledgmentsp. 277
Notesp. 281
Bibliographyp. 301
Indexp. 315
Chapter 3The Mystery of Humanity's "Near Extinction"p. 33
Chapter 4The Mystery of the Saharan Hipposp. 48
Chapter 5The Mystery of the Vanishing Harappansp. 59
Chapter 6The Mystery of the Exodusp. 76
Chapter 7The Mysteries of Weather and Climate in Ancient Greecep. 92
Chapter 8The Mystery of Petra, the Rose Cityp. 108
Chapter 9The Mystery of the Disappearing Sunp. 120

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