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Climate and Weather
by Robinson, Peter J. During the last few decades global warming has held the climatic headlines. The earth's atmosphere as a whole, for whatever reason, has been getting warmer, especially during the last quarter of the [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Climate and Weather Overview
by Robinson, Peter J. Weather and Climate by Peter J. Robinson University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Geography, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina Atlas Revisited. Managing [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Climate and Weather- Part 1: Introduction
by Robinson, Peter J., Fishel, Gregory B. Climate and Weather by Peter J. Robinson and Gregory B. Fishel, 2006 See also: Climate and Weather Overview (from NC Atlas Revisited) Weather and Climate in a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Climate and Weather- Part 2: Climatic Factors, Precipitation Patterns, and Seasonal Trends
by Robinson, Peter J., Fishel, Gregory B. Climate and Weather by Peter J. Robinson and Gregory B. Fishel, 2006 See also: Climate and Weather Overview (from NC Atlas Revisited) Weather and Climate in a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Climate and Weather- Part 3: Droughts and Floods in North Carolina
by Robinson, Peter J., Fishel, Gregory B. Climate and Weather by Peter J. Robinson and Gregory B. Fishel, 2006 See also: Climate and Weather Overview (from NC Atlas Revisited) Weather and Climate in a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Climate: Global Warming
by Robinson, Peter J. The climate trend of most concern for much of the world involves temperature change. Global warming is still in the headlines, or making even more headlines. Many groups are now concerned that the [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Drought
by Robinson, Peter J. Drought may be, rather obviously, the opposite of floods, but it is much more difficult to define and detect. It is something which seems to creep up on people and they hardly recognize it until it [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Earthquakes
by Cole, J. Timothy. Earthquakes are not considered a serious threat by many North Carolinians, although dozens of earthquakes have been recorded in the state since 1755. An earthquake may be defined as a shaking or [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Floods
by Robinson, Peter J. The floods associated with the tremendous amounts of rainfall from hurricanes Dennis and Floyd were truly unusual events, with widespread flooding over almost all of the Coastal Plain. The previous [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Heat Wave
by Robinson, Peter J. Everybody knows that heat waves are extended periods when temperature and humidity are high throughout the day and it doesn't cool down much at night. Beyond that, there is no definition, [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
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