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The amateur meteorologist

explorations and investigations

by H. Michael Mogil

  • 13 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorology -- Observers" manuals -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Meteorology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Weather.,
  • Meteorology.,
  • Science projects.

  • About the Edition

    Presents activities and projects with which the amateur meteorologist can explore the weather.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index.

    Statementby H. Michael Mogil and Barbara G. Levine.
    SeriesAn Amateur science series book
    ContributionsLevine, Barbara G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC871.4 .M64 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1408911M
    ISBN 100531110451
    LC Control Number93017506
    OCLC/WorldCa28026527

    An amateur meteorologist keeps a list of daily temperatures and wants a program to calculate how many times the maximum temperature occurred. For example, if the list of temperatures is [21, 24, 24, 23, 20, 19, 21, 24], the maximum of 24 occurs 3 times.   Whether you’re interested in learning a few little-known facts about hurricanes in general to impress your family, friends or co-workers or simply in the process of becoming an amateur meteorologist, this book has all you need to know to understand the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of hurricanes and of these three powerful hurricanes impact on Author: Wayne Neely.

    Sell The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies - ISBN - Ship for free! - Bookbyte. An amateur meteorologist wants to keep track of weather conditions during the past year's three month summer season and has designated each day as either rainy('R'), cloudy ('C') or sunny ('S'). Write a program that stores this information in a 3 x 30 array of characters, where the row indicates the month (0 = June,1 = July,2 = August) and the.

    The Invention of Clouds tells the extraordinary story of an amateur meteorologist Luke Howard and his groundbreaking work to define what had hitherto been random and unknowable structures— December Luke Howard delivered a lecture that was to be a . The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies Richard Hamblyn Bibliography / Biography / Classification / History / Studies / Science and the arts / Howard, luke, / England / Meteorology / Meteorologists / Clouds.


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