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Air Apparent; How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather
Author: Mark Monmonier

Cover: cover
Pages: 309
List Price: $27.50
Published by University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226534227


Offers a history of the weather map. Traces debates among weather scientists, explains strategies for mapping the upper atmosphere and forecasting disaster, exposes efforts to detect and control air pollution, and tracks the interaction and mutually dependent relationship between technology and weather forecasting. Includes b&w maps and color images, plus a list of web sites. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)