Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather

Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather

by Mike Smith

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Overview

"Warnings" is a true story written in the style of a mystery novel. It tells the gripping story of how courageous scientists unravelled the mystery of violent storms. Fighting fear, bureaucracy, and Mother Nature, these scientists created today's storm warning system that saves so many lives."Warnings" also describes the future natural disasters that continue to lurk and what we can do to prevent loss of life in the future.

Author Mike Smith is an award-winning meteorologist and scientist who was one of the creators of the warning system and describes its history from a first-hand perspective.

The hardcover edition has received superb interviews and there are additional photos and text in the eBook version.

Anyone who has ever flown, has an interest in weather, or enjoys a great narrative non-fiction read will love "Warnings."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013596214
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
Publication date: 05/23/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Mike Smith is the founder of WeatherData Services, Inc. and a Senior Vice President with AccuWeather. Mr. Smith is a board certified consulting meteorologist and a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. He is one of the creators of the storm warning system that is estimated to save more than one thousands lives per year in the U.S.

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