The Invention Of Clouds

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 033053730X
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Richard Hamblyn charts Howard’s life from obscurity to international fame, and back to obscurity once more.

The Cloud Book

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN:
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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 ...

Clouds

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780237707
Size: 29.13 MB
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In this book, Richard Hamblyn examines clouds in their cultural, historic, and scientific contexts, exploring their prevalence in our skies as well as in our literature, art, and music.

Extraordinary Clouds

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715332818
Size: 62.89 MB
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The images chosen use satellite photography as well as ground-based pictures and the collection demonstrates the most unexpected and seemingly impossible patterns that can be created by the natural cycles of weather.

Terra

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN:
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Blending history, science and eye-witness accounts, and arranged in chapters that correspond to the four ancient elements (earth, air, fire and water), Terra is a book about life, death and natural disasters.

The Art Of Science

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447204158
Size: 80.57 MB
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Science is about discovery, a journey towards knowledge.

Extraordinary Weather

Author: Richard Hamblyn
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 1446301915
Size: 42.12 MB
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Features satellite images of unusual weather phenomena and notable events, including inflow bands, snow rollers, dust devils, and mammatus clouds.

Physics And Chemistry Of Clouds

Author: Dennis Lamb
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139500945
Size: 32.66 MB
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With ongoing improvements in instrumentation and measurement techniques, the
invention of cloud chambers, and an ability to test hypotheses quantitatively, the
research community of atmospheric scientists has gradually developed a broad
and quantitative understanding of clouds. The atmosphere, with all its dynamical
and chemical complexity, is the environment in which clouds form. We cannot
understand clouds divorced from that parental setting. The atmosphere is a
mixture of ...

Meteorological Measurements And Instrumentation

Author: Giles Harrison
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118745752
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1.3 Clouds and rainfall In the nineteenth century, classification, quantification and
taxonomy became an important aspect of many sciences, particularly in the life
sciences and geology, so it was natural for similar approaches to be extended to
... vi Luke Howard (1772–1864) established a classification system for clouds in
1802 (see Richard Hamblyn's The Invention of Clouds, published by Picador). vii
This is thoroughly discussed in History of the Meteorological Office by Malcolm ...