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10 books about clouds
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The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Category: Science & Scientists
This book was published 14 years ago by TarcherPerigee and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.
Features a study of clouds and captures the character of these natural phenomena while discussing the science behind the different types of clouds, what they mean in terms of climate and weather, and their history.
Clouds: How clouds are formed - Cloud classification - Identifying cloud types - Predicting the weather - All you need to know in one concise manual (Concise Manuals) by Storm Dunlop
This book was published 2 years ago by Haynes Publishing UK and takes approximately 4.5 hours to read.
Made up of tiny water droplets or ice crystals, and encasing our planet in a protective layer, clouds are an important part of Earth’s weather, and have inspired millions of hours of sky watching around the world. Clouds celebrates every aspect of clouds, including how they are formed, their different types, how they help predict the weather, and how they are transformed by geography, climate and the seasons. Offering a clear scientific explanation to classification and identification, the book will also include cloud myths and legends, quotes from world literature, and beautiful photographs of every kind of cloud, from Cumulonimbus to Stratus. It will also include the truly rare and amazing formations only recently identified, such as Asperitas and the Morning Glory roll cloud. Highly illustrated with directory photographs and beautiful skyscapes, this is a lay person’s guide to understanding, recognising and interpreting clouds, written by astronomer and meteorology expert Storm Dunlop.
Shapes in the Sky: A Book About Clouds (Amazing Science: Weather) by Josepha Sherman
Category: Earth Sciences
This book was published 18 years ago by Picture Window Books and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
Illustrations and simple text explain different kinds of clouds--cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, cirrus--and the types of weather they indicate.
Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids by Cody Miller
This book was published 7 years ago by CKB Publishing and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Did You Know?* The common cloud is formed from millions of tons of water. * Venus has clouds that are formed from sulfur dioxide.* You can use clouds to help forecast the weather!In Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids, you'll discover how clouds create rain and all types of weather. You'll also find out why different cloud shapes form and what they mean, how looking at clouds can help you predict the weather, and why it can easily rain in some places but not others.Photos, illustrations, and fascinating trivia reveal: why clouds change color, how fog is formed, what clouds cause rain and what clouds signal good weather, and much more!Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids is for children ages 7-10, with short chapters that both parents and younger children will also enjoy. Find out more about the fascinating world of clouds and weather, and discover an exciting and informative reading experience.
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
This book was published 17 years ago by Random House Trade Paperbacks and takes approximately 17.0 hours to read.
Recounts the connected stories of people from the past and the distant future, from a nineteenth-century notary and an investigative journalist in the 1970s to a young man who searches for meaning in a post-apocalyptic world.
A Cloud a Day: (Cloud Appreciation Society book, Uplifting Positive Gift, Cloud Art book, Daydreamers book) by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
This book was published 2 years ago by Chronicle Books and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
Cloudspotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney delivers a moment of calm atmospheric contemplation to members of his Cloud Appreciation Society by sharing a cloud image and story every day. A Cloud a Day urges all of us to keep our heads in the clouds with 365 fascinating formations from his extraordinarily popular Cloud Appreciation Society collection. Inspirational quotes and informative cloud facts accompany provocative and meditative images of the sky, encouraging readers to pause for a moment and look up. A beautifully illustrated book, A Cloud a Day makes a wonderful gift for dedicated or erstwhile cloudspotters—as for any of us with our heads lost in them.
The Cloud Book by Richard Hamblyn
This book was published 13 years ago by David & Charles and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.
Presents a richly illustrated guide to the different types of clouds and other atmospheric phenomena in terms of their implications for the planet's weather, discusses the history of cloud classification, and offers stunning images from one of the world's premier weather forecasting bureaus. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Field Guide to the Weather: Learn to Identify Clouds and Storms, Forecast the Weather, and Stay Safe by Ryan Henning
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
This book was published 2 years ago by Adventure Publications and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.
This handy reference introduces the basics of meteorology and helps readers to understand and prepare for the weather ahead.
Clouds (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) by Anne Rockwell
Category: Beginner Readers
This book was published 13 years ago by HarperCollins and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Do you ever wake up and wonder what the weather will be? Instead of turning on the TV to find out, you can just look out your window at the clouds. How do you know what type of clouds can forecast a change of weather? Read and find out.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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