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Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers By Mike Hollingshead

Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers
by Mike Hollingshead

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The storms of the Tornado Alley in the central USA have been extensively studied both by professional meteorologists and enthusiasts who chase storms. This book charts the development of seventeen chases - illustrated journals that take you to the heart of the unfolding events through sequential photography and a running commentary by the chasers.
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Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers Summary


Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers by Mike Hollingshead

The magnificent storms of the infamous Tornado Alley in the central USA have been extensively studied and revered both by professional meteorologists and enthusiasts who chase the storms in the quest for the ultimate extreme weather adrenaline rush. "Adventures in Tornado Alley" takes the reader out on the road with Mike Hollingshead and Eric Nguyen, two young chasers whose knack for being in the right place at the right time and thereby capturing the grandeur of these spectacular scenes has won them worldwide attention. The book charts the dramatic development of seventeen chases - illustrated journals that take you to the heart of the unfolding events through sequential photography and a running commentary by the chasers themselves. This book will appeal to anyone interested in the natural world, photography and science.

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About Mike Hollingshead


Mike Hollingshead has been intrigued by weather since he was a child and is a full-time storm chaser. Eric Nguyen studied meteorology and chased storms for twelve years. Chuck Doswell is a meteorologist and works as Senior Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Chuck Doswell Storm Chases: Mulvane, Kansas; Spencer, Nebraska; Ogallala, Nebraska; Lennox, South Dakota; Feature: Auroras; Limon, Colorado; Grand Island, Nebraska; Hill City, Kansas; Odessa, Nebraska; Feature: Hail; Mosquero, New Mexico; Hebron, Nebraska; Alvo, Nebraska; O'Neill, Nebraska; Falls City, Nebraska; Feature: Mammatus Clouds; Highway 77, Oklahoma; Attica, Kansas; Coin, Iowa; Murdo, South Dakota; The Science of Thunderstorms.

Additional information

GOR002453038
Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers by Mike Hollingshead
Mike Hollingshead
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2008-03-31
192
0500514046
9780500514047
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.