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Author Moore, Peter, 1983-

Title The weather experiment : the pioneers who sought to see the future / Peter Moore. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Summary A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-380) and index.
Contents The weather experiment -- Dawn -- Seeing. Writing in the air ; Nature caught in the very act ; Rain, wind, and the wondrous cold -- Morning -- Contesting. Detectives ; Trembling air, whirling winds ; Liquid lightning -- Midday -- Experimenting. Steady eyes, delicate skies ; Beginnings ; Dangerous paths -- Afternoon -- Believing. Dazzling bright ; Endings ; Truth telling -- Dusk -- West winds -- Stars in FitzRoy's meteorological galaxy.
Subject Meteorologists -- Biography.
Climatologists -- Biography.
Meteorology -- History -- 19th century.
Weather forecasting -- History -- 19th century.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Moore, Peter, 1983- Weather experiment. First American edition 9780865478091 (DLC) 2015011212 (OCoLC)906171888
ISBN 9780374711276 electronic bk.
0374711275 electronic bk.
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