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Title:
Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes
Author:
Emanuel, Kerry A., 1955-
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Physical Description:
x, 285 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Kamikaze -- Anatomy of a meteorological monster -- Hurac√°n -- The tropical hothouse -- Columbus's hurricane -- The tropical downpour -- France gives up La Floride, 1565 -- The trade winds -- The tempest -- Nature's steam engine -- The hurricanes of 1780 -- Hurricane intensity -- Galveston, 1900 -- Genesis -- Miami, 1926 -- Death and transfiguration -- Their eyes were watching God : San Felipe and the Okeechobee disaster of 1928 -- Taking aim : how hurricanes move -- The Labor Day hurricane of 1935 -- The storm surge -- The great New England hurricane of 1938 -- Waves -- Bull Halsey's typhoons -- Rain -- The hunters -- Hurricane Camille -- Into the maelstrom : a photo essay -- The great East Pakistan cyclone of November, 1970 -- Forecasting hurricanes -- Cyclone Tracy -- Hurricane Andrew, 1992 -- Hurricanes and climate.
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ISBN:
9780195149418
Format :
Book

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