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The Resource The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future, Peter Moore

The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future, Peter Moore

Label
The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future
Title
The weather experiment
Title remainder
the pioneers who sought to see the future
Statement of responsibility
Peter Moore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Peter
Dewey number
551.5092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC858.A2
LC item number
M66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meteorologists
  • Climatologists
  • Meteorology
  • Weather forecasting
Label
The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future, Peter Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2015 by Chato & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, Great Britain'"-- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-380) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The weather experiment -- Dawn -- Seeing. Writing in the air ; Nature caught in the very act ; Rain, wind, and the wondrous cold -- Morning -- Contesting. Detectives ; Trembling air, whirling winds ; Liquid lightning -- Midday -- Experimenting. Steady eyes, delicate skies ; Beginnings ; Dangerous paths -- Afternoon -- Believing. Dazzling bright ; Endings ; Truth telling -- Dusk -- West winds -- Stars in FitzRoy's meteorological galaxy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780865478091
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015011212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Label
The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future, Peter Moore
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2015 by Chato & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, Great Britain'"-- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-380) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The weather experiment -- Dawn -- Seeing. Writing in the air ; Nature caught in the very act ; Rain, wind, and the wondrous cold -- Morning -- Contesting. Detectives ; Trembling air, whirling winds ; Liquid lightning -- Midday -- Experimenting. Steady eyes, delicate skies ; Beginnings ; Dangerous paths -- Afternoon -- Believing. Dazzling bright ; Endings ; Truth telling -- Dusk -- West winds -- Stars in FitzRoy's meteorological galaxy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780865478091
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015011212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)

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