9781565547667

Storms, Floods, and Sunshine: Isaac Monroe Cline : An Autobiography With a Summary of Tropical Hurricanes

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    9781565547667

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    1565547667

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: Pelican Pub Co Inc
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Summary

Commemorating the centennial of the great Galveston hurricane of 1900, this is a fascinating look back at the life of the stormis hero.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Stuart O. Landry
Foreword xv
Nash Roberts
Preface xvii
Introduction
3(6)
Ancestry: Dutch, English, Irish, Scotch
9(3)
Bat Creek Neighborhood
12(8)
Short Bark Neighborhood
20(5)
A Student at Hiwassee College
25(5)
Student at Fort Myer, Virginia
30(8)
Assistant Weather Observer and Medical Student
38(11)
In Charge of the Weather Observation Station at Fort Concho
49(5)
In Charge of the Weather Observation Station at Abilene
54(10)
In Charge of Station, Section Director at Galveston
64(6)
Summer Hot Winds on the Great Plains
70(4)
My Transfer to the Department of Agriculture
74(5)
Cooperation of Mexican Weather Service with U. S. Weather Bureau
79(6)
Temperature Forecasts---The Blizzard of February, 1899
85(4)
Floods in the Colorado and Brazos Rivers
89(3)
Cyclone of September 5--10, 1900---The Galveston Hurricane
92(11)
Change from Medicine to Cyclones
103(2)
Transfer to New Orleans
105(4)
Floods in the Mississippi River
109(6)
The Mississippi River Flood of 1903
115(6)
Ordered to Honolulu but Orders Revoked
121(4)
Art Collector
125(5)
Care of Oil Paintings
130(3)
Oriental Bronze Collection
133(3)
Another Mississippi River Flood
136(4)
Political Aspirations of Chief Moore
140(4)
The Explosion
144(3)
Hurricane Listening Posts
147(6)
Professor Marvin Appointed Chief of the Weather Bureau
153(4)
The 1915 Tropical Cyclone at New Orleans
157(5)
Climatic Changes at New Orleans
162(5)
Portraits of Americans by American Painters
167(4)
The Corpus Christi Hurricane of September, 1919
171(4)
Tropical Cyclone, June 21--22, 1921, Texas Gulf Coast
175(3)
Studies of Destructive Tides Caused by Tropical Cyclones
178(4)
My Book ``Tropical Cyclones''
182(7)
Wireless Telegraphy---Radio
189(4)
American Portraits---Second and Third Collections
193(4)
The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927
197(15)
Appreciated Comment by the New Orleans Item-Tribune
212(3)
An Incident of the Great Flood
215(4)
Comments on Tropical Cyclone of September, 1938
219(4)
Tropical Cyclone, North Atlantic, 1944
223(3)
The Garden of Eden and the Ark in America
226(7)
A Voudou Queen
233(4)
Observations on World War II
237(10)
Reflections
247

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