Thunderstorms / Lightning
All about Lightning
- Author: Martin A. Uman
- Publisher: Dover. 1986.
- ISBN: 9780486252377
- Annotation: Highly readable and nontechnical, this illustrated survey explores the nature and causes of lightning. Topics include ball lightning, St. Elmo's Fire, the workings of lightning rods, the effects of lightning on trees and buildings, the formation of thunderstorms, and how to photograph lightning.
- Author: Martin A. Uman
- Publisher:Dover. 1984.
- ISBN: 9780486645759
- Annotation: Written by an expert on lightning, this comprehensive monograph includes information on lightning phenomena and terminology, lightning photography, lightning spectroscopy, electrical and magnetic field and current measurements, and more. Although very technical, the clear writing and minimum of mathematical notation make it accessible to the nonmeteorologist.
The Lightning Flash
- Author: Vernon Cooray
- Publisher: Institution of Electrical Engineers. 2003.
- ISBN: 0852967802
- Annotation: Text provides a thorough background in almost every aspect of lightning, and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. For anyone designing, installing, or commissioning equipment which needs to be secured against lightning strikes.
Lightning: Physics and Effects
- Author: Vladimir A. Rakov
- Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003.
- ISBN: 9780521035415
- Annotation:Essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection, and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems, as well as with the environment, are covered. Accessible to the technical non-expert, it is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects.
Lightning Strikes: Staying Safe under Stormy Skies
- Author: Jeff Renner
- Publisher: The Mountaineers Books. 2002.
- ISBN: 9780898867886
- Annotation: Practical safety strategies for everyone who works or enjoys the outdoors. Renner reviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms, and provides a guide for staying safe using the four A's (Anticipate, Assess, Act and Aid), as well as including anecdotes, myths and folklore about lightning.
The Thunderstorm in Human Affairs
- Author: Edwin Kessler, editor
- Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press. 1988.
- ISBN: 9780806118574
- Annotation: This book focuses on the impact of thunderstorms on people and society. Chapters cover flooding, tornadoes, wind and lightning, as well as storms' effects on agriculture, buildings and aviation.