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9781441145918

Great British Weather Disasters

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  • ISBN13:

    9781441145918

  • ISBN10:

    1441145915

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-20
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

Weather correspondent Philip Eden has written a fascinating book, balancing just the right amount of science with illustrations and practical language. HeĀ asks and answers some difficult questions that must be discussed.

Author Biography

Philip Eden is the weather correspondent of the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph and appears regularly on radio and television. He is also Vice President of the Royal Meteorological Society and Director of the Chilterns Observatory Trust.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Setting the scene
Coping with the hazard
The nature of the hazard
Snowstorms - two case studies
Fog and smog - two case studies
Summer floods - two case studies
Destructive gales - two case studies
Droughts - two case studies
Compare and Contrast
...and the next disaster please
A chronology of disaster: severe weather events in the UK from 1901 to 2008
Index
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