Inside the Hurricane : Face to Face with Nature's Deadliest Storms

By: Davies, Pete

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A fast-paced, dramatic exploration of one of the most powerful and destructive forces in nature
Pete Davies has flown into the eyes of hurricanes with daredevil aviators. He's met with wild-eyed meteorologists who are obsessed with finding out exactly why hurricanes occur and how to predict their onslaughts more accurately. And he's joined heroic aid teams as they've coped with the physical and emotional devastation left in the wake of these awesome storms.
In "Inside the Hurricane," Davies sweeps readers from the Caribbean to the Bay of Bengal, describing both the horrifying violence and the eerie beauty of hurricanes. He explains the weather conditions that foster them; discusses in lucid detail how scientists predict, measure, and track them; and delves into mysteries scientists are still trying to solve. Gripping accounts of the greatest hurricanes in history climax with Davies's own firsthand experiences flying into the worst storms of 1999.
A masterful combination of history, science, and adventure, "Inside the Hurricane" leaves readers with a chilling reminder of nature's enduring domination over man: scientists predict that the hurricanes of tomorrow will make today's Category 5 storms look small.

Title: Inside the Hurricane : Face to Face with Nature's Deadliest Storms

Author Name: Davies, Pete

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC: 2000

ISBN Number: 0805065741

ISBN Number 13: 9780805065749

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006245

Keywords: HURRICANES NATURE NATURAL DISASTERS