Complete Idiot's Guide to Extreme Weather
- Author: Julie Bologna, Christopher K. Passante
- Publisher: Penguin Group. 2006
- ISBN: 9781592575534
- Annotation: With a CD that lets you see extreme weather as storm trackers do, this Guide explores all of the different types of extreme weather from blistering heat and icy blasts, to hurricane winds and the greenhouse effect. A listing of record-book extremes, from the worst storms in history to the wettest, hottest, coldest, driest, and snowiest places on earth is also included.
Earth Shock: Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Other Forces of Nature
- Author: Andrew Robinson
- Publisher:Thames & Hudson. 2002.
- ISBN: 9780500283042
- Annotation: Large color photographs, informative graphics and nontechnical writing combine to survey various natural phenomena. The causes and effects of natural disasters and their impact on people are explained through history to the present. The 1993 edition won the Association of Earth Science Editors' Outstanding Publication Award.
Extreme Weather: A Guide and Record Book
- Author: Christopher C. Burt
- Publisher: W.W. Norton. 2007.
- ISBN: 9780393330151
- Annotation: Lots of weather facts combined with photographs, charts and maps fill this book. Arranged by type of weather, such as thunderstorms, fog, snow, etc., chapters include weather statistics, records, explanations, and interesting facts such as why most other countries in the world do not experience as many severe thunderstorms as the United States or what a pink snowstorm and snow rollers are. Discussions of scales such as the Fujita, used to measure the strength of a tornado, and the Saffir-Simpson, used to measure hurricanes, are also included.
Extreme Weather: Understanding the Science of Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Heat Waves, Snow Storms, Global Warming and Other Atmospheric Disturbances
- Author: H. Michael Mogil
- Publisher: Black Dog and Leventhal. 2007.
- ISBN: 9781579127435
- Annotation:A scientific and easy-to-understand exploration of hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, heat waves, and more, complete with hundreds of full-color photographs and descriptive illustrations, charts, and graphs. The book explores weather patterns and other factors that contribute to extreme climate conditions and uses numerous visual aids to clearly illustrate and explain each weather phenomena.
Eye of the Storm: Inside the World's Deadliest Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Blizzards
- Author: Jeffrey O. Rosenfeld
- Publisher: Basic Books. 2003.
- ISBN: 9780738208916
- Annotation: In exciting and entertaining descriptions, Jeff Rosenfeld tells about meteorologists who fly through 200-mph hurricanes and chase tornadoes across the plains. The science behind snowflakes, hail, and even the ghostly glow emanating from inside tornadoes are all explained in words that show both the power and the beauty of these storms.
Tying Down the Wind: Adventures in the Worst Weather on Earth
- Author: Eric Pinder
- Publisher: Penguin. 2000.
- ISBN: 9781585420605
- Annotation: Where can you find the worst weather on earth? Everywhere. Tying Down the Wind takes readers on a journey of discovery through the atmosphere, beginning in a sunny New England woodlot and ending atop the polar ice of Antarctica. Answers to such questions as what triggers changes in the weather and how are heat waves, blizzards and tornadoes related are all explained.