WorldCat Identities

Dunlop, Storm

Works: 102 works in 384 publications in 8 languages and 9,100 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Atlases  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Charts, diagrams, etc  Maps  Observations  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: QB64, 520
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Storm Dunlop
Atlas of the night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete series of Northern and Southern Hemisphere Epoch 200.0 Star Maps, detailed analysis of the 88 constellations, moon maps, observing the planets, observing aurorae, meteors, and comets
A dictionary of weather by Storm Dunlop( Book )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging from A-Train to Watermelon Snow, this authoritative dictionary provides thorough coverage of meteorological terms. It is an essential reference work for students of meteorology, climatology, astronomy, and geology, as well as for amateur meteorologists, and anyone with an interest in weather."--book jacket
Firefly practical astronomy by Storm Dunlop( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With straightforward text and color illustrations, 'Practical Astronomy' covers all the basics amateur astronomers need to know. Astronomer Storm Dunlop explains how to observe the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars or a small telescope. Aspiring astronomers will learn how to find constellations and visible planets before locating more challenging phenomena."--Publisher description
Guide to weather forecasting : [all the information you need to make your own weather forecast] by Storm Dunlop( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes weather forecasting, including how different phenomena develop, how geography produces local weather patterns, and ways to make a forecast at home
Astronomy : a step-by-step guide to the night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un excellent ouvrage de vulgarisation. Photographies de qualité. Mise en pages variée
Earth and universe by Storm Dunlop( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about winds and storms, mountains, earthquakes, and other features on Earth, and similar phenomena throughout the solar system
The weather identification handbook by Storm Dunlop( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated weather guide with identification and descriptions of clouds, cloud formation, optical phenomena, precipitation, winds, severe weather and more
Photographing weather by Storm Dunlop( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique book shows you how to identify cloud formations, optical effects and wide range of other meteorological phenomena, as well as telling you how to capture them with a camera. You can't avoid the weather, so why not learn to make the most of it? - Publisher
Weather : [spectacular images of the world's extraordinary climate] by Storm Dunlop( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As well as atmospheric optics and precipitation, Weather explores storms, visibility (such as fog and mist), climate change, and the technology used by meteorologists to predict the weather. Featuring images obtained from satellites used for weather forecasting as well as stunning conventional photography, each chapter tracks weather systems and phenomena from their origins to their effects and depicts the sometimes devastating consequences of our influence on the environment. Weather looks at our ability to accurately predict the weather, as well as our limits, and provides an awe-inspiring and comprehensive picture of the weather that characterizes our planet, making it the diverse and inspiring place that it is."--Jacket
Night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.) An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night. Please note that this is the 2004 edition. Chart data is accurate to the end of 2009. Designed as a comprehensive introduction for the beginner and those who want to find out more, How to Identify the Night Sky covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope. There are sections on how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, the movements of the stars and planets throughout the year and astronomical events. The constellations are given a comprehensive treatment. For each one there is a chart, a photograph, a description of its features and history, the best dates and times of visibility, the mythological representation and a list of interesting objects
Atlas of great comets by Ronald Stoyan( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the ages, comets, enigmatic and beautiful wandering objects that appear for weeks or months, have alternately fascinated and terrified humankind. The result of five years of careful research, Atlas of Great Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the greatest comets that have been witnessed and documented since the Middle Ages. Special attention is given to the cultural and scientific impact of each appearance, supported by a wealth of images, from woodcuts, engravings, historical paintings and artifacts, to a showcase of the best astronomical photos and images. Following the introduction, giving the broad historical context and a modern scientific interpretation, the Great Comets feature in chronological order. For each, there is a contemporary description of its appearance along with its scientific, cultural and historical significance. Whether you are an armchair astronomer or a seasoned comet-chaser, this spectacular reference deserves a place on your shelf
Weather and forecasting by Storm Dunlop( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to predict and understand the weather
Amateur astronomy : a comprehensive and practical survey by Colin A Ronan( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces optical equipment, vital statistics on the planets and stars, celestial phenomena, and methods for observing the heavens
Meteorology manual : the practical guide to the weather by Storm Dunlop( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This provides an easy-to-read introduction for newcomers to the subject of meteorology, while providing a sufficient level of detail to prove useful to those who also have a basic understanding of the subject
Stargazers : the contribution of amateurs to astronomy : proceedings of Colloquium 98 of the IAU, June 20-24, 1987 by Storm Dunlop( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong and effective links between amateur and professional astronomers were brought into prominence at Colloquium 98 of the International Astronomical Union. Amateur observations of such objects as comets, variable stars and novae serve to complement work done with expensive instrumentation by professionals. They fill gaps left by big science and often contribute significantly to astronomical knowledge. The book covers: - historical contributions by amateurs, - observational methods, problems and instrumentation, - results of amateur observations, - popularization. Overall, an exciting and enthusiastic account of stargazing, the hobby that can turn into science
The Cambridge photographic moon atlas by Alan Chu( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the latest methods in digital photography and image processing, The Cambridge Photographic Moon Atlas presents sixty-nine regions of the lunar landscape in large-format images with corresponding charts. Each two-page spread features a specific region in multiple lighting situations, allowing for direct comparisons of the same landscape at different lunar phases. Detailed descriptions of each region's location and topography accompany 388 high-resolution photographs, making the Moon's craters, mountains, valleys, rilles and other features easy to identify. Tracing the morphology of the Moon in unprecedented detail, this comprehensive and accessible visual atlas is an indispensable aid for amateur astronomers, astrophotographers and casual observers
The Golden book of astronomy : a comprehensive and practical survey( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Skywatcher's handbook : night and day, what to look for in the heavens above by Colin A Ronan( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide identifying stars, sun phenomena, weather maps, cloud formations, the solar system, and equipment and techniques
The astronomer Jules Janssen : a globetrotter of celestial physics by Françoise Launay( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physicist and an inventor, Jules Janssen (1824-1907) devoted his life to astronomical research. He spent many years traveling around the world to observe total Solar eclipses, demonstrating that a new era of science had just come thanks to the use of both spectroscopy and photography, and persuading the French Government of the necessity of founding a new observatory near Paris. He became its director in 1875. There, at Meudon, he began routine photographic recordings of the Sun surface and had a big refractor and a big reflector built. Meanwhile, he also succeeded in building an Observatory
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.14 for The weathe ... to 0.72 for Night sky ...)

The weather identification handbook
Alternative Names
Dunlop, S.

Dunlop, S. (Storm)

Dunlop, Storm

Данлоп, С 1942-

Данлоп, С. (Сторм), 1942-

Данлоп, Сторм 1942-

던롭, 스톰

ダンロップ, ストーム

A dictionary of weatherFirefly practical astronomyGuide to weather forecasting : [all the information you need to make your own weather forecast]Earth and universeThe weather identification handbookPhotographing weatherWeather : [spectacular images of the world's extraordinary climate]Night sky