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www.weatherunderground.com Forecast site
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http://www.weather.com/index.html Weather Channel Forecast site
www.noaa.gov National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Monitor for the
http://gos2.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos geodata government website for disaster planning
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/monitoring.html Climate monitoring
http://www.noaa.gov/pastweather.html historical weather data
Weather, Climate and Climate Change – Human Perspectives
Greg O’Hare, John Sweeney and Rob Wilby, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005
Comprehensive description of processes in the atmosphere and their relation to human activity. Good data collection.
The Winds of Change – Climate, Weather, and the destructin of Civilizations
The book discusses various events throughout human history in the context of climate change. A very interesting and entertaining reading material, taken from a historic perspective.
The Weather Makers – How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
Atlantic Monthly Press,
The book makes a strong case supporting the reality of global warming. It discusses historical, scientific and political aspects, as well as gives an suggestions on what can be done about it right now.
Climate Change – Causes, Effects, and Solutions
John T. Hardy, Wiley 2003
Discusses detailed influence of global warming on various ecosystems, human economy, health, and political developments
Climate Change – A multidisciplinary approach
Energy balance, gears of climate, causes, consequences, measurement and modeling of climatic change. Supported by a wealth of charts and data, geared for students of geosciences – however very interesting also for laypersons like me!
The change in the weather – People, Weather, and the Science of Climate
William K. Stevens, Delta Trade Paperbacks and Random House Publishing, 1999.
The book provides a reading on the relation between humans and the atmosphere, starting with a general history of meteorology, over a thorough excourse into all sides of the discussion on global warming, to the political response.
The long summer – how climate changed civilization
Brian Fagan, Perseus Book Group
An enlightening book which puts human history into the context of an evolving planet. In particular, the appearance of human settlements at the end of the last glaciations era as well as the rise and fall of several ancient civilizations as associated with climatic changes are discussed in a quite entertaining fashion.
The Weather Factor – How Nature Has Changed History
Erik Durschmied, Arcade Publishing
The book contains chapters of history in which historical events
have been significantly influenced by the action of weather, from events
relating to the expansion of the
The Storm – what went wrong and why during hurricane Katrina
Ivor van Heerden and Mike Bryan, Penguin Group
The author is a scientist at the Hurricane Center of Louisiana
State University in
(just a sample of books related to the subject)
Calder, Nigel. The weather machine / Nigel Calder.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 C34 1974
Lydolph, Paul E. Weather and climate / Paul E. Lydolph
; Don and Denise Temple,
Rowman & Allanheld, 1985.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981 .L94 1985
Neiburger, Morris. Understanding our atmospheric
environment / Morris Neiburger, James G. Edinger,
William D. Bonner ; [artist, Evan Gillespie]. San
Francisco : W.H. Freeman, c1982.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC861.2 .N45 1982
King, Martha. Weather / Martha King ; with drawings by
UM MORRIS Briggs Library McGinnis PS3561.I4817 W4
Climate : history, periodicity, and predictability /
edited by Michael R. Rampino ... [et al.].
Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1987.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 C57 1987
Durschmied, Erik. The weather factor : how nature has
changed history / Erik Durschmied.
Publ. : Distributed by Warner Trade Publ., 2001, c2000.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library D24 .D875 2001
Caviedes, Cesar, 1936- El Nino in history : storming
through the ages / Cesar N. Caviedes.
University Press of
UM MORRIS Briggs Library GC296.8.E4 C39 2001
Tyrrell, John, 1944- Weather and warfare : a climatic
history of the 1798 Rebellion / John Tyrrell.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library DA949 .T97 2001
Steinberg, Theodore, 1961- Acts of God : the unnatural
history of natural
UM MORRIS Briggs Library GB5007 .S74 2000
Fagan, Brian M. Floods, famines, and emperors : el
Nino and the fate of civilizations / Brian Fagan. New
UM MORRIS Briggs Library GC296.8.E4 F34 1999
Fagan, Brian M. The Little Ice Age : how climate made
history, 1300-1850 / Brian Fagan.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC989.A1 F34 2000
Meyer, William B. Americans and their weather / William
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC983 .M455 2000
Changing the atmosphere : expert knowledge and
environmental governance / edited by Clark A. Miller
and Paul N. Edwards.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library GE300 .C48 2001
Bryson, Reid A. Climates of hunger : mankind and the
world's changing weather / Reid A. Bryson and Thomas J.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 B77
Global climate change / edited by Paul McCaffrey. New
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 G644 2006
Global climate change / edited by Sharon L. Spray &
Karen L. McGlothlin.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 G63 2001
Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- The weather
makers : how man is changing the climate and what it
means for life on Earth
/ Tim Flannery.
Atlantic Monthly Press, c2005.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 F438 2005
Sayre, April Pulley. El Nino and La Nina : weather in
the headlines / April Pulley Sayre.
Twenty-First Century Books, c2000.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library Children's Literature 551.6
Carriere, Dean. Solar houses for a cold climate : a
detailed study of 26 solar heated houses / written by
; photographed by Fraser Day.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library TH7414 .C37
Pearce, E. A. The Times Books world weather guide : a
city-by-city guide that will enable you to forecast the
weather you can expect in any part of the world at any
time of the year / by E.A. Pearce and C.G. Smith. New
UM MORRIS Briggs Library Reference QC982 .P43 1984
Climate change 2001 : the scientific basis :
contribution of Working Group I to the third assessment
report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
by J.T. Houghton ... [et
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 C511345 2001
Alley, Richard B. The two-mile time machine : ice
cores, abrupt climate change, and our future / Richard
B. Alley. Princeton :
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC884 .A55 2000
change / Frances Drake.
Co-published in the
University Press, 2000.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.G56 D73 2000
Climatic change / edited
by John Gribbin.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 C55
Nesje, Atle. Glaciers and environmental change / Atle
and Svein Olaf Dahl.
co-published in the
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.C5 N47 2000
Turco, Richard P., 1943- Earth under siege : from air
pollution to global change / Richard P. Turco ; with a
foreword by Carl Sagan.
University Press, 1997.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library TD883 .T85 1995
The Challenge of global warming / edited by Dean
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC981.8.G56 C42 1989
Toth, Susan Allen. Leaning into the wind : a memoir of
UM MORRIS Briggs Library QC984.M53 T68 2003
Hopkins, Lee Bennett. Weather / poems selected by Lee
Bennett Hopkins ;
pictures by Melanie Hall.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library Children's Literature 811 Ho
Dahl, Linda, 1949- Stormy weather : the music and lives
of a century of jazzwomen / by Linda Dahl.
Pantheon Books, c1984.
UM MORRIS Briggs Library ML82 .D3 1984
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