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Dunlop, Storm

Works: 125 works in 438 publications in 6 languages and 9,824 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Scientific atlases  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Charts, diagrams, etc  Maps  Observations  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Other, Contributor
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 English and Spanish and held by 935 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 )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 744 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
Weather : a very short introduction by Storm Dunlop( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this Very Short Introduction Storm Dunlop explains what weather is, what causes it, and how we measure it. Analysing the basic features of the atmosphere, its major wind systems and ocean currents, he shows how these drive the weather we experience."--Book cover
The secret melody : and man created the universe by Xuan Thuan Trinh( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Secret Melody, Trinh Xuan Thuan examines our many attempts to capture the music of nature and hear the cosmic fugue
Astronomy : a step-by-step guide to the night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth and universe by Storm Dunlop( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about winds and storms, mountains, earthquakes, and other features on Earth, and similar phenomena throughout the solar system
Firefly practical astronomy by Storm Dunlop( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 446 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
The weather identification handbook by Storm Dunlop( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 409 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 393 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
Guide to weather forecasting : [all the information you need to make your own weather forecast] by Storm Dunlop( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 374 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
Atlas of great comets by Ronald Stoyan( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 230 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
The Larousse guide to weather forecasting by Storm Dunlop( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 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
Philip's practical astronomy by Storm Dunlop( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Storm Dunlop introduces the basic concepts of astronomy, explaining how, what and when to observe, and providing lists of recommended objects with which to start ... This book illustrated with 180 colourful photographs and diagrams, plus 40 tables"--Back cover
Weather and forecasting by Storm Dunlop( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to predict and understand the weather
Meteorology manual : the practical guide to the weather by Storm Dunlop( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 174 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
Amateur astronomy : a comprehensive and practical survey by Colin A Ronan( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces optical equipment, vital statistics on the planets and stars, celestial phenomena, and methods for observing the heavens
The Cambridge photographic moon atlas by Alan Chu( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 157 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
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 English and German and held by 146 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 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

Enriched by unpublished correspondence and other fresh archival material, this is the first biography of Jules Janssen, the father of French astrophysics and the founder of Meudon Observatory, whose remarkable story tells of travel and dedication to science
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The secret melody : and man created the universe
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 weatherWeather : a very short introductionThe secret melody : and man created the universeEarth and universeFirefly practical astronomyThe weather identification handbookPhotographing weatherGuide to weather forecasting : [all the information you need to make your own weather forecast]