The Resource Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching, (electronic resource)

Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching, (electronic resource)

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Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching
Title
Chasing the storm
Title remainder
tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching
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Language
eng
Summary
Huge, towering clouds build up in the sky-it's a super cell. The Doppler radar indicates that the system is rotating. But is there a funnel? Is it touching the ground? Only a storm chaser can confirm when a tornado is present-and help meteorologists warn nearby towns. Whenever severe weather threatens, storm chasers hit the road to hunt for tornadoes, hurricanes, or violent storms. Some drive thousands of miles in just a few days as they follow a storm system from Iowa to Texas. Others serve their cities and towns by taking photos from their backyards and phoning in storm details to local weather stations. Specially trained Hurricane Hunters hop into aircraft packed with scientific instruments to fly deep into powerful hurricanes, hoping to reach the eye of the storm. Are storm chasers a bunch of foolish daredevils? Not at all. Many are scientists while others are professional photographers and videographers. Storm chasers arm themselves with training about severe weather, use sophisticated instruments, and follow safety guidelines. In Chasing the Storm, you'll meet real storm chasers and meteorologists, hear their stories, and discover how they do their work. You'll learn tornado basics, get a great window into the science of meteorology, and learn how to pursue a career in the field. You might even decide to become a storm chaser yourself!
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Ron
Dewey number
551.55/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Tornadoes
  • Storm chasers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467725460
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11775067
Publisher number
MWT11775067
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467725460
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11775067
Publisher number
MWT11775067
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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