Blizzard and Ice Storm Readiness

Blizzard and Ice Storm Readiness

by Rachel Seigel

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Overview

We cannot prevent blizzards and ice storms, but we can learn how to minimize their impact on humans. This informative book examines what scientists know about extreme ice and snowfalls, whether we can predict them, and how we learn from each event. By studying the destruction they cause, scientists and engineers continue to come up with new and improved technologies to predict winter storms and make cities, buildings, and people safer. Case studies and brief bios of key scientists and organizations highlight the information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778774082
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Publication date: 03/27/2020
Series: Natural Disasters: Meeting the Challenge
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1200L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: What are Winter Storms? 4

Chapter 1 The Science Behind Blizzards and Ice Storms 8

Chapter 2 Studying Winter Storms 16

Chapter 3 Meeting the Challenge 24

Chapter 4 Facing Future Winter Storms 36

Chapter 5 Conclusion 42

Ask Yourself This 43

Bibliography 44

Learning More 46

Glossary 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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