Judging Extreme Weather: Climate Science in Action (Paperback)

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Judging Extreme Weather: Climate Science in Action (Paperback)

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Written by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Rapporteur of Weather and Climate Extremes, this book addresses the reality of extreme weather-how does it occur; how do we measure it; and what does it mean for our future.

Randy Cerveny is a President's Professor in Geographical Sciences who specializes in weather and climate at Arizona State University. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Nebraska in 1987, has studied weather around the world, and has stood on all seven continents. His research has ranged from studying the weather associated with prison escapes to weather of the far future. His research has garnered the attention of the BBC, CNN, ABC News, NPR and others. He was an expert for the Weather Channel and currently appears on the National Geographic's show What on Earth? His first book, Freaks of the Storm, was published in 2006 while his second book, Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!, was published in 2009. Since 2007 he has served as the World Meteorological Organization's Rapporteur of Weather and Climate Extremes, the person in charge of assessing and validating world extremes, such as world's hottest temperature.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032435725
ISBN-10: 1032435720
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: February 29th, 2024
Pages: 196
Language: English