Hurricanes

Hurricanes

A Reference Handbook

Book - 2006
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From killer storms to their implications for the insurance premiums of U.S. residents, this much-awaited update explores the ecological, social, and economic consequences of hurricanes and their effects on both coastal and inland areas.

* A unique three-part chronology of the science of hurricanes, from the time of Sir Isaac Newton to the latest discoveries in quantitative climatology

* A thorough description of the key government agencies and other bodies concerned with the preparation for, study, and forecasting of hurricanes

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2006
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781851096473
1851096477
Branch Call Number: 551.552 F559 2nd ed
Characteristics: xix, 412 p. ; 24 cm

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