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Nature volume 142, page 664 (08 October 1938) | Download Citation

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DR. BYERS discusses the subject of meteorology, and in particular the methods now known as air-mass analysis, from the point of view of the practical forecaster, and succeeds in producing a picture of modern meteorology which is at once interesting to read and easy to follow. Mathematical methods are avoided, as are the more speculative parts of the subject. Special consideration is given to the forecasting of precipitation, fog, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other aspects of weather, the maps and charts being drawn from American sources. This is a useful addition to the library of all who are interested in weather.

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