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Ordinary Thunderstorms

Author : William Boyd
ISBN : 9781408803424
Genre : Fiction
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What is the devastating effect on your life when, through no fault of your own, you lose everything - home, family, friends, job, reputation, passport, money, credit cards, mobile phone - and you can never get them back? This is what happens to a young man called Adam Kindred, one May evening in Chelsea, London, when a freakish series of malign accidents and a split-second decision turns his life upside down for ever. The police are searching for him. There is a reward for his capture. A hired killer is stalking him. He is alone and anonymous in the huge, pitiless modern city. Adam has nowhere to go but down - underground. He decides to join that vast army of the disappeared and the missing that throng the lowest level of London's population as he tries to figure out what to do with his life and struggles to understand the forces that have made it unravel so spectacularly. His quest will take him all along the River Thames, from affluent Chelsea to the sink estates of the East End, and on the way he encounters all manner of London's denizens - aristocrats, prostitutes, priests and policewomen amongst them - and version after new version of himself. William Boyd's electric follow-up to Costa Novel of the Year Restless is a heart-in-mouth conspiracy novel about the fragility of social identity, the scandal of big business, and the secrets that lie hidden in the filthy underbelly of every city.
Category: Fiction

Severe Convective Storms

Author : Charles Doswell
ISBN : 9781935704065
Genre : Science
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This highly illustrated book is a collection of 13 review papers focusing on convective storms and the weather they produce. It discusses severe convective storms, mesoscale processes, tornadoes and tornadic storms, severe local storms, flash flood forecast and the electrification of severe storms.
Category: Science

Meteorology Today

Author : C. Donald Ahrens
ISBN : 9781305480629
Genre : Science
File Size : 78.72 MB
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METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition combines market-leading content in weather, climate, and earth science with the interactive learning experience you expect from Cengage Learning. Grounded in the scientific method, this student-friendly and highly visual text shows you how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as a budding scientist, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements, such as wind, precipitation, condensation, masses and fronts, and the seasons. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention, and include analysis of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes, and recent findings from the US National Climate Assessment and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition is a dynamic learning tool packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems, live animations, web links, and more. Whether you choose a bound book or interactive eBook, METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition takes your learning to atmospheric heights! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Science

Mountain Meteorology

Author : C. David Whiteman
ISBN : 9780199881062
Genre : Science
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Mountain Meteorology: Fundamentals and Applications offers first an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of mountain meteorology, then goes on to discuss their application in natural resources management. It includes over two hundred beautiful, full-color photographs, figures, and diagrams, as well as observable indicators of atmospheric processes--such as winds, temperature, and clouds--to facilitate the recognition of weather systems and events for a variety of readers. It is ideal for those who spend time in or near mountains and whose daily activities are affected by weather. As a comprehensive work filled with diverse examples and colorful illustrations, it is essential for professionals, scholars, and students of meteorology.
Category: Science

Nature

Author : Sir Norman Lockyer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007821809
Genre : Electronic journals
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Category: Electronic journals

The Living Age

Author :
ISBN : UCAL:B2948281
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Meteorological Essays

Author : François Arago
ISBN : DMM:057002068410
Genre : Meteorology
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Category: Meteorology

Forest Fires

Author : Edward A. Johnson
ISBN : 0080506747
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 25.18 MB
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Even before the myth of Prometheus, fire played a crucial ecological role around the world. Numerous plant communities depend on fire to generate species diversity in both time and space. Without fire such ecosystems would become sterile monocultures. Recent efforts to prohibit fire in fire dependent communities have contributed to more intense and more damaging fires. For these reasons, foresters, ecologists, land managers, geographers, and environmental scientists are interested in the behavior and ecological effects of fires. This book will be the first to focus on the chemistry and physics of fire as it relates to the ways in which fire behaves and the impacts it has on ecosystem function. Leading international contributors have been recruited by the editors to prepare a didactic text/reference that will appeal to both advanced students and practicing professionals.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Quarterly Journal Of The Royal Meteorological Society

Author : Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain)
ISBN : UOM:39015035510455
Genre : Meteorology
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Vols. 10-11 include Meteorology of England by James Glaisher as seperately paged section at end.
Category: Meteorology

Blackwood S Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007790962
Genre : England
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Category: England

Natural History Of Man

Author : John George Wood
ISBN : OXFORD:N10634561
Genre : Human beings
File Size : 31.91 MB
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Category: Human beings

The Uncivilized Races

Author : John George Wood
ISBN : SRLF:AA0016150807
Genre : Ethnology
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Category: Ethnology

Monthly Packet

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ISBN : UVA:X004827165
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