The Story of Snow (Paperback)

The Science of Winter's Wonder

By Mark Cassino (Photographs by), Jon Nelson

Chronicle Books, 9781452164366, 36pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/7/2009)

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered inside this exploration of the science of snow, featuring photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity. Perfect for reading on winter days, this book by a nature photographer and a snow scientist will inspire wonder and curiosity about the marvels of snow. Snowflake-catching instructions are also included for aspiring young snow scientists!


About the Author

Jon Nelson is a retired ice physicist who taught meteorology and cloud physics at the University of Arizona. He now lives in Bellingham, Washington.

Mark Cassino is a fine art and natural history photographer. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.