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Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts

Mark Denny · Columbia University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

How do meteorologists design forecasts for the next day's, the next week's, or the next month's weather? Are some forecasts more likely to be accurate than others, and why? Making Sense of Weather and Climate takes readers through key topics in atmospheric physics and presents...
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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin/ KalaugherLiz Durrani · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The principles of physics lie behind many of the ways animals go about their daily lives. Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate...
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The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

Jack E Davis · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented...
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Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

David Owen · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone. David Owen traces all that water from...
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Sunshine State: Essays

Sarah Gerard · Harper Perennial
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A Paris Review Staff Pick * A Chicago Tribune Exciting Book for 2017 * A Rolling Stone Culture Index Reccomendation * A Buzzfeed Most Exciting Book for 2017 * A The Millions Great 2017 Book Preview Pick* A Huffington Post 2017 Preview Pick * A NYLON Best 10 Books of the Month * A Lit Hub 15 Books...
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