National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather: North America (Paperback)

North America

By David Ludlum

Knopf Publishing Group, 9780679408512, 640pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 1991

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Description

Incredibly comprehensive yet portable enough for your day pack, the definitive field guide to every type of weather system, cloud formation, and atmospheric phenomenon common to North America--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

The 378 dramatic photographs in National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather capture cloud types, precipitation, storms, twisters, and optical phenomena such as the Northern Lights. Essays with accompanying maps and illustrations discuss the earth's atmosphere, weather systems, cloud formation, and development of tornadoes and many other weather events.


About the Author

DAVID M. LUDLUM was a distinguished historian on American weather. He is the founder of the magazine Weatherwise. Born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1910, he studied at the University of California at Berkeley and Princeton Univeristy. He died in May 1997 at the age of eighty-six.
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