Forecasting!Book - 2008
This book introduces the tools scientists use to predict the weather. Chapters highlight the history of forecasting, folk sayings, the importance of inventions such as the thermometer and the barometer, and vital tools such as anemometers, hygrometers, rain gauges, radar, weather balloons, satellites, and computer models. Readers will learn about short- and long-term weather prediction, how weather information is shared across the globe, and the future of forecasting. Full-color photographs, bold glossary words, and an index support this easy-to-read, engaging text.