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book reviews The Air and Space Catalog: The Complete Source- Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War. Vol- wor k to Everything in the Universe. J. Makower, ume I: Physical and Atmospheric Effects. Second ed. 1990. 322 pp. $16.95. paperback. Vintage Edition. A. B. Pittock, T. P. Ackerman, P. J. Crutzen, Books. M. C. MacCracken, C. S. Shapiro, and R. P. Turco. 1989. 359 pp. paperbound. John Wiley & Sons. This is a source book about astronomy, weather, aviation, and space flight. In a review of this book for This book is the result of an international research the Bulletin, the weather section deserves the most project code-named SCOPE-ENUWAR. SCOPE stands attention. for Scientific Committee On Problems of the Environ- It is fitting that after the introduction of the weather ment, a suborganization of the International Council section on the second page there is a section entitled of Scientific Unions (ICSU). ENUWAR stands for Envi- "Uncle Sam the Weatherman " which recognizes the ronmental Consequences of Nuclear War which is overwhelming influence of the federal government in also the title of the book. As the subtitle suggests, this the study, forecasting, observing, and archiving of the volume is concerned with the physical and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
D.O.I.
10.1175/1520-0477-71.10.1471
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The Air and Space Catalog: The Complete Source- Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War. Vol- wor k to Everything in the Universe. J. Makower, ume I: Physical and Atmospheric Effects. Second ed. 1990. 322 pp. $16.95. paperback. Vintage Edition. A. B. Pittock, T. P. Ackerman, P. J. Crutzen, Books. M. C. MacCracken, C. S. Shapiro, and R. P. Turco. 1989. 359 pp. paperbound. John Wiley & Sons. This is a source book about astronomy, weather, aviation, and space flight. In a review of this book for This book is the result of an international research the Bulletin, the weather section deserves the most project code-named SCOPE-ENUWAR. SCOPE stands attention. for Scientific Committee On Problems of the Environ- It is fitting that after the introduction of the weather ment, a suborganization of the International Council section on the second page there is a section entitled of Scientific Unions (ICSU). ENUWAR stands for Envi- "Uncle Sam the Weatherman " which recognizes the ronmental Consequences of Nuclear War which is overwhelming influence of the federal government in also the title of the book. As the subtitle suggests, this the study, forecasting, observing, and archiving of the volume is concerned with the physical and

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Oct 1, 1990

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