eBook Pioneers in the World of Weather and Climatology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615307435
  • ISBN-13: 9781615307432
  • DDC: 551.6092
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Sometimes fickle and often devastating in its most extreme forms, the weather can seem inscrutable. Yet our understanding of weather systems and climate has improved greatly over the years due to the work of scientists dedicated to studying the planet’s meteorological conditions. This absorbing volume introduces readers to individuals who have stood at the forefront of deciphering weather-related phenomena and advanced the science of climatology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Aristotle.
2: Galileo.
3: Dampier, William.
4: Fahrenheit, Daniel Gabriel.
5: Celsius, Anders.
6: Franklin, Benjamin.
7: von Humboldt, Alexander.
8: Dalton, John.
9: Henry, Joseph.
10: Doppler, Christian.
11: Buchan, Alexander.
12: Abbe, Cleveland.
13: Köppen, Wladimir.
14: de Bort, Léon Teisserenc.
15: Dines, William Henry.
16: Arrhenius, Svante August.
17: Bjerknes, Vilhelm.
18: Milankovitch, Milutin.
19: Wegener, Alfred.
20: Bergeron, Tor.
21: Bjerknes, Jacob.
22: Rossby, Carl-Gustaf Arvid.
23: Schaefer, Vincent Joseph.
24: Munk, Walter.
25: Fujita, T. Theodore.
26: Bolin, Bert.
27: Keeling, Charles David.
28: Lubchenco, Jane.
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