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Divine Wind

The History And Science Of Hurricanes

By Kerry A. Emanuel, 1955-

Presents an overview of hurricanes, with descriptions of how they are formed, how they move, and how they interact with climate, along with a history of some of the most destructive hurricanes of the past.

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2005

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0195149416


Format: Book
Author: Emanuel, Kerry A., 1955-
Summary: Presents an overview of hurricanes, with descriptions of how they are formed, how they move, and how they interact with climate, along with a history of some of the most destructive hurricanes of the past.
Title: Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes / Kerry Emanuel.
Publisher Date: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Subject: Hurricanes -- History.
Isbn: 0195149416
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System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 551.552 Ema
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Bib Id: 239189

Format: Book
Author: Emanuel, Kerry A., 1955-
Summary: Presents an overview of hurricanes, with descriptions of how they are formed, how they move, and how they interact with climate, along with a history of some of the most destructive hurricanes of the past.
Title: Divine wind : the history and science of hurricanes / Kerry Emanuel.
Publisher, Date: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Description: x, 285 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Hurricanes -- History.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-274) and index.
Contents: Kamikaze -- Anatomy of a meteorological monster -- Huracan -- 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 -- Thestorm 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, 1974 -- Hurricane Andrew, 1992 -- Hurricanes and climate.
LCCN: 2004013078
ISBN: 0195149416
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Call Number: 551.552 Ema