New Zealand's wild weather / explained by the experts at MetService.

By: Murray, Lisa (Meteorologist) [author.].
Contributor(s): Tandy, Andrea [author.] | Renwick, J. A. (James A.) [author.] | New Zealand. MetService.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Random House New Zealand, 2021Description: 255 pages : colour illiustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780143775102; 0143775103.Other title: Wild weather.Subject(s): WEATHER | CLIMATE | METEOROLOGY | CLIMATOLOGY | NEW ZEALANDHoldings: GRETA POINT: 551.5(931) MUR
Contents:
Introduction -- 1 Weather in a changing climate -- 2 Understanding the weather -- Weather maps -- 3 Ocean and weather -- 4 Tropical cyclones -- Clouds -- 5. Rain -- 6 Wind -- MetService severe weather warnings -- 7 Snow -- Observing the weather -- 8 Drought -- 9 Heatwaves/fire weather -- Modelling the weather -- 10 Storm surge -- 11 Thunder and lightning -- 12 Hail -- It's a global thing -- 13 Tornadoes --14 Fog -- 15 Frost -- The outer islands -- Acknowledgements -- Index -- About the authors.
Summary: "MetService has ... scientific expertise, insight and weather data across New Zealand and the globe. Communicating the intricacies of the weather is at the heart of what MetService does both online and in person. As Head of Weather Communication for MetService Lisa Murray meteorologist and science communicator, shares her expertise in this book, alongside a number of the organisation's expert meteorologists and communications specialist Andrea Tandy. James Renwick, one of New Zealand's leading climate change commentators provides his insights and knowledge to help bring this issue to the forefront of this book. Natural history writer Gerard Hutching is author of the award-winning book 'The Natural World of New Zealand,' and numerous other titles ... For New Zealand's Wild Weather he has woven meteorology with dramatic stories of people impacted by the country's mercurial climate"--Publisher information.
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Introduction -- 1 Weather in a changing climate -- 2 Understanding the weather -- Weather maps -- 3 Ocean and weather -- 4 Tropical cyclones -- Clouds -- 5. Rain -- 6 Wind -- MetService severe weather warnings -- 7 Snow -- Observing the weather -- 8 Drought -- 9 Heatwaves/fire weather -- Modelling the weather -- 10 Storm surge -- 11 Thunder and lightning -- 12 Hail -- It's a global thing -- 13 Tornadoes --14 Fog -- 15 Frost -- The outer islands -- Acknowledgements -- Index -- About the authors.

"MetService has ... scientific expertise, insight and weather data across New Zealand and the globe. Communicating the intricacies of the weather is at the heart of what MetService does both online and in person. As Head of Weather Communication for MetService Lisa Murray meteorologist and science communicator, shares her expertise in this book, alongside a number of the organisation's expert meteorologists and communications specialist Andrea Tandy. James Renwick, one of New Zealand's leading climate change commentators provides his insights and knowledge to help bring this issue to the forefront of this book. Natural history writer Gerard Hutching is author of the award-winning book 'The Natural World of New Zealand,' and numerous other titles ... For New Zealand's Wild Weather he has woven meteorology with dramatic stories of people impacted by the country's mercurial climate"--Publisher information.

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