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Braving the Elements Paperback – June 16, 1997
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The book's second half covers the National Weather Service and present-day meteorology, showing how technology has changed the art of weather forcasting. We see the daily weather report through the eyes of the weather men themselves.
Laskin is a great writer whose book will appeal to weather buffs and others alike. I only wish he had spent more time covering specific storms in our history and how they have shaped communities.
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It seems to be an excellent history of the collection of weather data in the USA. It's not the most exciting read in the bookcase, but if you want to learn about the subject, it's... Read morePublished 4 months ago by BirderBob
Truly interesting tour of North American weather from the earliest days of human habitation of our continent. Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by L. Humiston