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Subject: Wanted:Meteorology/Weather Books
Date Posted: 2/14/2009 4:37 AM ET
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Looking for all things weather or meteorologically related. Even text books(K-12-college level) would be fine. Biographies about weather forecasters and meteorologists are wanted as well.

Thanks for looking!

Here is the list of books I currently have.

 

{EDIT} My list has changed quite a bit since I first posted this one....

Here is what I had when I posted it

Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment
Essentials of meteorology invitation to the atmosphere
The Everything Weather Book: From Daily Forecasts to Blizzards
Meteorology (Merrill physical [science] series)
USA Today Weather Almanac
The Handy Weather Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)Author: Walter A. Lyons
Encyclopedia of the Weather Author: Ian Westwell
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather by John A. Day
Peterson Field Guide to the Atmosphere
Complete Idiots guide to weather
Extreme Weather: A Guide & Record Book By Christopher C. Burt, Mark Stroud
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather by David Ludlum
The Weather Identification Handbook: The Ultimate Guide for Weather Watchers
The Cloudspotter's Guide (Hardcover)by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Simple weather experiments with everyday materials
Weather Wisdom by Albert Lee
Snow booklet from Colorado State University
Weather Nature in Motion by Oman
The Weather Almanac
Encyclopedia Storm Watchers: The Turbulent History of Weather Prediction from Franklin's Kite to El Ninoof the Weather by WestwellWeather: Air Masses, Clouds, Rainfall, Storms, Weather Maps, Climate, (Golden Guides)

Exploring Tropical Cyclones: GIS Investigations for the Earth Sciences (with CD-ROM)

Scholastic Atlas of Weather

And here is what I have now....

 

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HAVE
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Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment
Essentials of meteorology invitation to the atmosphere
The Everything Weather Book: From Daily Forecasts to Blizzards
Meteorology (Merrill physical [science] series)
USA Today Weather Almanac
The Handy Weather Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)Author: Walter A. Lyons
Encyclopedia of the Weather Author: Ian Westwell
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather by John A. Day
Peterson Field Guide to the Atmosphere
Complete Idiots guide to weather
Extreme Weather: A Guide & Record Book By Christopher C. Burt, Mark Stroud
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather by David Ludlum
The Weather Identification Handbook: The Ultimate Guide for Weather Watchers
The Cloudspotter's Guide (Hardcover)by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Simple weather experiments with everyday materials
Weather Wisdom by Albert Lee
Snow booklet from Colorado State University
Weather Nature in Motion by Oman
The Weather Almanac
Encyclopedia of the Weather by Westwell
Skywatch West: The Complete Weather Guide
Skywatch East
The Cambridge Guide to the Weather
Defining the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science into Poetry
Storm Chaser: In Pursuit of Untamed Skies
Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather
Weather World: Photographing the Global Spectacle
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Under the Weather: How Weather and Climate Affect Our Health
FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast
Rough Guide to Weather Robert Henson
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies
Windswept: The Story of Wind and Weather
The Weather Companion: An Album of Meteorological History, Science, and Folklore by Gary Lockhart
El Nino unlocking the secrets of the master weather maker J madeline nash
Weatherwise: Facts, Fictions, and Predictions :: Bill Foggitt
The Weather Factor David M. Ludlum
Glossary of Weather and Climate Edited by Ira W. Geer
1001 Questions Answered About the Weather by Frank H. Forrester
Eric Pinder, Tying Down the Wind, (2000)
Climatology John J hidore John oliver
time life science :weather
The Atmosphere Barrons
Spencer christian weather book
Waves wind and weather
Freaks of the Storm The World's Strangest True Weather Stories Author: Randy Cerveny
Weather Watching:Smithsonian Patrick Hook
Weatherlore Leslie Alan Horvitz
Instant Guide to Weather Elanor Lawrence
Freaks of the Storm The World's Strangest True Weather Stories Author: Randy Cerveny
The Weather Is Front Page News Author: TI Sanders
Great Lakes Suite: A Trip Around Lake Erie / A Trip Around Lake Huron / A Trip Around Lake Ontario Author: David McFadden
Richard Scorer and Arjen Verkiak, Spacious Skies, (1989)
Dr Frank Field's Weather book
Everyday Weather and How it Works :: Herman Schneider (1951)
Atmosphere, Climate, and Change :: Paul J. Crutzen
National Geographic My First Pocket Guides: Weather Author: National Geographic
The Real Book About The Weather  Frank H. Forrester
Edwin Way Teale, Wandering through Winter, (1957)
Field Notes from a Catastrophe Elizabeth Kolbert
The USA Today Weather Book : An Easy-to-Understand Guide to the USA's Weather :: Jack Williams
Bernard Mergen, Snow in America, (1997)
Finding your way in the woods:weather forcasting Robert L Mooers Jr
M. Minnaert, The Nature of Light and Color in the Open Air, (1954)

 

 

Almost all of these books came from paperbackswap members or betterworldbooks, so a huge thank you and keep the offers coming!

 

Here is my current wish list.

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WANTED
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Hands-on Meteorology Zbigniew Sorbjan
Mesoscale Meteorology and Forecasting Edited by Peter S. Ray
Thor's Legions: Weather Support to the U.S. Air Force and Army, 1937-1987 John F. Fuller
Weathering the Storm: Sverre Petterssen, the D-Day Forecast, and the Rise of Modern Meteorology
Eyewitness: Evolution of the Atmospheric Sciences Robert G. Fleagle
Severe Convective Storms Edited by Charles A. Doswell III
Cloud Systems, Hurricanes, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM): A Tribute to Dr. Joanne Simpson
Radar and Atmospheric Science: A Collection of Essays in Honor of David Atlas
A Half Century of Progress in Meteorology: A Tribute to Richard Reed Edited by Richard H. Johnson and Robert A. Houze Jr.
Northeast Snowstorms (Volume I: Overview, Volume II: The Cases) By Paul J. Kocin and Louis W. Uccellini
Synoptic–Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting Lance F. Bosart and Howard B. Bluestein, Eds
The AMS Weather Book: The Ultimate Guide to America’s Weather
All four Tim Vasquez books
Eric Sloane, The Book of Storms, (1956);
Eric Sloane's Weather Book (1952);
Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster, (1955)
Eric Sloane, Look at the Sky, (1961)
Ivan Ray Tannehill, All About the Weather, (1953)
George Kimble, Our American Weather, (1955)
Herman & Nina Schneider, Science Fun with Milk Cartons, (1953)
Ivan Ray Tannehill, The Hurricane Hunters, (1955)
S.D. Flora, Tornadoes of the United States, (1953) and Hailstorms of the United States, (1956)
Gordon Dunn and Banner Miller, Atlantic Hurricanes (1964)
Sverre Petterssen, Introduction to Meteorology, (1963 edition)
Jon M. Nese and Lee M. Grenci, A World of Weather, (1998)
R.E. Munn, Descriptive Micrometeorology, (1966)
R.E. Munn, Biometeorological Methods, (1970)
Victor Olgyay, Design with Climate, (1963)
B.J. Mason, Clouds, Rain and Rainmaking, (1962)
R. Geiger, The Climate Near the Ground, (1966)
William Lowry, Weather and Life, (1967)
George Stewart, Storm (1941)
Guy Murchie, Song of the Sky, (1952)
Duncan Blanchard, From Raindrops to Volcanoes (1966)
Louis Battan, Thunderstorm, (1964)
Louis Battan, The Nature of Violent Storms, (1961)
Battan, Louis J. Harvesting the Clouds. (1984)
David Ludlum, Early American Hurricanes, (1963);
David Ludlum Early American Tornadoes, (1970);
David Ludlum Early American Winters, (1966)
Tom Grazulis, Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991, (1993)
Duncan Blanchard, The Snowflake Man, (1998)
Wilson A. Bentley and W. J. Humphreys, Snow Crystals, (1931)
Robert Greenler, Rainbows, Halos and Glories, (1980)
D.K. Lynch and W. Livingston, Color and Light in Nature, (1995)
Lyall Watson, Heaven's Breath, (1984)
Jan DeBlieu, Wind: How the Flow of Air has Shaped Life, Myth, and the Land, (1998)
Peter Viemeister, The Lightning Book, (1961)
Howard Bluestein, Tornado Alley: Monster Storms of The Great Plains, (1999)
Stephen Schneider, The Coevolution of Climate and Life, (1984);
Stephen Schneider, The Genesis Strategy, (1976);
Stephen Schneider, Global Warming, (1989)

David Laskin, Rains All The Time, (1997)
Pierre Berton, Winter, (1994)
John Barry, Rising Tide, (1998)
Henry Stommel and Elizabeth Stommel, Volcano Weather, (1983)
Henry David Thoreau, Walden (as well as his other works)
Edwin Way Teale, North with Spring, (1951);
Edwin Way Teale, Journey into Summer, (1960);
Edwin Way Teale, Autumn across America, (1950);
Edwin Way Teale, A Walk through the Year, (1978)
Hal Borland, Sundial of the Seasons, (1964)
Charlton Ogburn, Jr., The Winter Beach (1966)
An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology James Holton
Atmospheric Pollution - History, Science, and Regulation Mark Z. Jacobson
Atmospheric Science - An Introductory Survey John Wallace and Peter Hobbs
Atmospheric Turbulence and Mesoscale Meteorology Edited by Evgeni Fedorovich, Richard Rotunno, Bjorn Stevens
Challenges of a Changing Earth Edited by Steffen, W., Jäger, J.,Carson, D. J., Bradshaw, C.Springer
Climate: into the 21st Century Edited by William Burroughs
Dynamics of the Atmosphere - A Course in Theoretical Meteorology Wilford Zdunkowski, Andreas Bott
Earth Observation with CHAMP Edited by Reigber, C.; Lühr, H.; Schwintzer, P.; Wickert, J Springer
Fundamentals of Air Pollution Daniel Vallero
Global Climate - Current Research and Uncertainties in the Climate System Edited by Rodo, X. and Comin, F. Springer
Global Warming -The Complete Briefing John T. Houghton
Handbook of Atmospheric Science Edited by N Hewitt and A Jackson
Increasing Climate Variability and Change Edited by Salinger, James; Sivakumar, Mannava V.K.; Motha, Raymond P Springer
Oceanography C. P. Summerhayes & S. A. Thorpe
Solar Activity and Earth's Climate RE Benestad
The Physics of Atmospheres John Houghton
Water Encyclopedia: Oceanography; Meteorology; Physics and Chemistry; Water Law; and Water History, Art, and Culture Edited by Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley
Our Weather and Water by Richard Lawrence, Debbie Lawrence
Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers
Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and Culture of Prediction by Gary Alan Fine
Weather Cycles: Real or Imaginary? by William James Burroughs
Encyclopedia of Air by David E. Newton
On the Job With a Meteorologist by John Cortinas
A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology
National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Clouds and Storms (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)
A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology W. E. Knowles Middleton
Introduction To Meteorology Sverre Petterssen
Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes and Weather Forecasting Willis Ibister Milham
Weather Shamanism: Harmonizing Our Connection with the Elements
Weather Toys: Building and Hacking Your Own 1-Wire Weather Station (ExtremeTech)
The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book: A Unique Way to Predict the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds
Tornado Watch: Meteorology of Severe Storms for Spotters, Chasers, and Enthusiasts
What Does A Barometer Do? Courtney, William,(1963)
Gibbons, Gail. Weather Forecasting. (1987)
Kaufman, John. Winds and Weather. Morrow Junior Books, New York, 1971.
Kerrod, Robin. The world of Weather. Derrydale Books, New York, 1991.
Knight, David. The Science Book of Meteorology. Franklin Watts, Inc., 1964.
Milgrom, Harry. Understanding Weather. The MacMillian Company, 1970.
Rogers, Daniel. More Science Projects: Weather. Marshall Cavendis Corporation, New York, 1989.
Stambler, Irvin. Weather Instruments: How They Work. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1968.
Middleton, Knowles W.E. Invention of the Meteorological Instruments. The John Hopkins Press, Maryland, 1969.
Ramsey, Dan. How To Forecast Weather. Tab Books, Inc., Pennsylvania, 1983.
Sutcliffe, R. Weather & Climate. Blandford Press, 1966.
Widger, William U. Meteorological Satellite. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York, 1966.
Patton, Peter S. & Kent, James M. A MOVEABLE SHORE. Duke Univ. Press. 1992.
Perdue, Peggy K. DIVING INTO SCIENCE: HANDS-ON WATER RELATED EXPERIMENTS. Scott, Foresman and Co. Glenview, IL, 1990.
Abbott, P. Natural Disasters, 5th edition, McGraw Hill Companies Inc, New York, 2006
Schoedler, F. Planet Earth, Michigan Historical Reprint Series. University of Michigan. MI, 2002
Abbott, Patrick L; Natural Disasters 5th ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA, 2003
Tennesen, Michael, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Warming, Alpha Books, New York, New York, 2006.
Byers, Horace. General Meteorology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.
Garret, J.R. (1992). The atmospheric boundary layer. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-38052-9.
AstroTech Weather Guide by: George J. McCormack
Astro-Meteorology by: Kris Riske
Weather Predicting by: C.C. Zain
Our Threatened Planet by: Joseph F. Goodavage
Doing Something About the Weather by: Victor Boesen
STORM, Irving Krick vs. the U.S. Weather Bureaucracy, by: Victor Boesen
Scorer, Richard. 1972. Clouds of the world

A few of these are on their way in the mail right now, but I never take them off the list until I actually receive the books in the mail.



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