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Raij, Emily

Summary: "From windswept deserts to rain-soaked forests, the world's climates experience weather unique to their place in the world. Discover how scientists study climates, the weather experienced in each one, and how climate impacts the people who live there"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: J 551.6 RAI

Summary: Filmmaker Rob Stewart embarks on a 15 country, four year journey to look at climate change, ocean acidification, deforestation, and loss of species.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC REV

Fowler, Allan.

Summary: A simple explanation of weather and climate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN FOW

Koonin, Steven E.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The author points out that core questions about the way the climate is responding to our influence and what the impacts will be remain largely unanswered. He provides insights and perspective free from political agendas, dispels popular myths, and unveils little-known truths. He points out that the models we use to predict the future aren't able to accurately describe the climate of the past,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 KOO

Summary: Investigative reporter Donal Maclntyre personally experiences the most extreme forms of weather on Earth, from the Sahara desert to the midst of hurricane.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WEA

Summary: Bill Nye delivers hot sand from Saudi Arabia and bananas from humid Costa Rica, all to explain how different climates are created and how they affect our planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Alberti, Theresa Jarosz.

Summary: Introduces the main climates on Earth, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.6 Alberti 2005

Summary: One of today's hottest topics is global warming. Will the earth's temperature rise nearly 10 degrees, wreaking havoc on the ice caps? Or will the weather stay normal. A heated debate between scientists, climatologists, and futurists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GLO

Summary: Throughout the world, sea levels are rising, coastlines are crumbling, and the intensity of hurricanes is increasing. Is the situation in New Orleans a glimpse into the future of all cities that exist near major bodies of water? Filmed six months after Katrina, this program analyzes why New Orleans flooded so catastrophically and asks whether the city-constructed on a steadily subsiding...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Dry, Sarah

Summary: From the glaciers of the Alps to the towering cumulonimbus clouds of the Caribbean and the unexpectedly chaotic flows of the North Atlantic, Waters of the World is a tour through 150 years of the history of a significant but underappreciated idea: that the Earth has a global climate system made up of interconnected parts, constantly changing on all scales of both time and space. A prerequisite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.48 DRY

Summary: The key to understanding climate change could be locked inside hundreds of feet-and thousands of years-of Siberian permafrost. This program follows the literally groundbreaking expedition of a team of scientists who set out to discover the climatic history trapped within the frozen earth beneath a crater lake in northern Siberia. Their research is presented in tandem with fieldwork in the Alps...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Climate change is a global phenomenon, but its effects are most clearly demonstrated on a regional level. This program connects the local and planetary aspects of global warming through environmental case studies, focusing on North Carolina's Outer Banks, South Carolina's coastal areas, and Florida's Everglades and Keys. Long-time residents of each state describe ecological changes they have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

View online at AVOD

Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander)

Contents: I: The Sajama expedition -- The mountain God -- An island in the sky -- II: Early days -- Where next? -- Beginnings -- A decade on Quelccaya -- III: The warming sets in -- First signs -- The great experiment -- Temperature follows suit -- China opens up -- IV: The essence of life -- A city by a lake -- The seesaw -- V: More pieces for the puzzle -- Casting about -- From Tibet... -- ...to Peru...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.514 BOW

Senker, Cath

Summary: Explores the characteristics of land and weather in temperate climates, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life in temperate regions, covering the effects of climate change and other developments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.6 SEN

Summary: As visually spectacular as it is informative, this program thoroughly surveys the world's varied climate systems. Using simple color-coded maps based on the Koppen classification system, the video identifies the characteristics of the following zones: humid tropical climates, wet-dry tropics, dry climates, subtropical and mid-latitude deserts and steppes, humid mid-latitude climates, humid...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

View online at AVOD

Summary: New York City, including its outer boroughs, during August 2017: it's a month heavy with the tension of a new President, growing anxiety over everything from rising rents to marching white nationalists, and unrelenting news of either wildfires or hurricanes on every coast. The film pivots on the question of futurity: what does the future look like from where we are standing? And what if we are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOT

Denny, Mark

Summary: Making Sense of Weather and Climate begins by explaining the essential mechanics and characteristics of this fascinating science. The noted physics author Mark Denny also defines the crucial differences between weather and climate, and then develops from this basic knowledge a sophisticated yet clear portrait of their relation. Throughout, Denny elaborates on the role of weather forecasting in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 DEN

Hargrove, Brantley

Summary: Documents the life and achievements of late engineer and storm chaser Tim Samaras, describing his development of innovative new tools and his life-risking efforts in pursuit of scientific information that has transformed the field of meteorology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAMARAS, TIM HAR

Kudlinski, Kathleen V

Summary: "Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.6 KUD

Summary: People everywhere are interested in the weather, but how does it all work? Beginning with Earth's atmosphere-its evolution, its gaseous composition, and its four regions-this video takes a close look at how conditions combine to create climate and weather. Topics include the Koppen Climate Classification System; weather prediction; types of clouds and precipitation; thunderstorms, tornadoes,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: An illustrated notebook of definitions, diagrams, key concepts, and mnemonic devices geared to help middle school students learn science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 500 GEI

Summary: A guide to weather phenomena and climate which explains precipitation, ocean currents, weather prediction, pollution, and global warming, plus activities, weather facts, records, and statistics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.6 Legault

Arnold, Tedd

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE ARN

Gross, Paul. (Paul H.)

Contents: Why does weather happen? -- What is "normal weather"? -- Severe storms and tornadoes -- Snow and ice -- Water and floods -- Heat and cold -- Global warming -- Miscellaneous questions -- Michigan weather extremes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.69774 GRO

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