PUBLISHERS' ADDRESSES

PUBLISHERS' ADDRESSES new publications Cambridge Guide to the Weather (R. Reynolds, 2000, 192 pp., $14.95, paperbound, Cambridge University PUBLISHERS' ADDRESSES Press, ISBN 0-521-77489-6). This book summarizes what is known about a broad spectrum of topics in meteorology and is well illustrated with maps, imag- ery, pictures, and diagrams. Included topics are atmo- Cambridge University Press spheric structure, observations, synoptic analysis, 4 0 W. 20 St. general circulation, forecasting technology, cloud New York, NY 10011 physics, hazardous weather (and other weather phe- Telephone: 800-872-7423 nomena), climatology of 28 cities worldwide, as well as popular topics such as global warming, the ozone Kluwer Academic Publishers hole, and El Nino. The book is aimed at a reader with a 101 Philip Dr. grasp of basic science and a curiosity about weather phe- Norwell, MA 02061 nomena, their explanations, and means to predict them. Telephone: 617-871-6600 Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Random House Bangladesh (S. Huq et al., Eds., 1999,147 pp., $96.00, 201 E. 50 St. hardbound, Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 0-7923- Ne w York, NY 10022 5536-9). Lying primarily on flood plains at the north end Telephone: 212-7512600 of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh is quite vulnerable to potential consequences of climate change. A consortium of scientists and engineers was assembled to study these consequences, the impacts on the country, and ways to adapt. The results of the study are presented in the nine chapters of this book, starting with background material and projections of climate change. This is followed by impacts on water resources, agriculture, coastal shore- line, forestry, and fisheries and ends addressing the ques- tions of mitigation and adaptation. The book is MOM N0T{ y> nontechnical and would be of interest to those involved with aspects of global climate change. • The Bulletin relies on its readership for timely infor- mation on current events, member news, chapter happenings, conferences, science fairs, and work- shops. • News and Notes Corrigendum: The year of publication • About Our Members for the book Observations of Surface to At- • Chapter News mosphere Interactions in the Tropics by M. • Announcements Garstang and D. Fitzjarrald was errone- Submit contributions to Bulletin, AMS, 45 Beacon ously published in the May Bulletin as St., Boston, MA 02108-3693; fax 617-742-8718; 1998. The book was published in 1999. e-mail: rthomas@ametsoc.org. 1948 Vol. 8 7, No. 8, August 2000 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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new publications Cambridge Guide to the Weather (R. Reynolds, 2000, 192 pp., $14.95, paperbound, Cambridge University PUBLISHERS' ADDRESSES Press, ISBN 0-521-77489-6). This book summarizes what is known about a broad spectrum of topics in meteorology and is well illustrated with maps, imag- ery, pictures, and diagrams. Included topics are atmo- Cambridge University Press spheric structure, observations, synoptic analysis, 4 0 W. 20 St. general circulation, forecasting technology, cloud New York, NY 10011 physics, hazardous weather (and other weather phe- Telephone: 800-872-7423 nomena), climatology of 28 cities worldwide, as well as popular topics such as global warming, the ozone Kluwer Academic Publishers hole, and El Nino. The book is aimed at a reader with a 101 Philip Dr. grasp of basic science and a curiosity about weather phe- Norwell, MA 02061 nomena, their explanations, and means to predict them. Telephone: 617-871-6600 Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Random House Bangladesh (S. Huq et al., Eds., 1999,147 pp., $96.00, 201 E. 50 St. hardbound, Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 0-7923- Ne w York, NY 10022 5536-9). Lying primarily on flood plains at the north end Telephone: 212-7512600 of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh is quite vulnerable to potential consequences of climate change. A consortium of scientists and engineers was assembled to study these consequences, the impacts on the country, and ways to adapt. The results of the study are presented in the nine chapters of this book, starting with background material and projections of climate change. This is followed by impacts on water resources, agriculture, coastal shore- line, forestry, and fisheries and ends addressing the ques- tions of mitigation and adaptation. The book is MOM N0T{ y> nontechnical and would be of interest to those involved with aspects of global climate change. • The Bulletin relies on its readership for timely infor- mation on current events, member news, chapter happenings, conferences, science fairs, and work- shops. • News and Notes Corrigendum: The year of publication • About Our Members for the book Observations of Surface to At- • Chapter News mosphere Interactions in the Tropics by M. • Announcements Garstang and D. Fitzjarrald was errone- Submit contributions to Bulletin, AMS, 45 Beacon ously published in the May Bulletin as St., Boston, MA 02108-3693; fax 617-742-8718; 1998. The book was published in 1999. e-mail: rthomas@ametsoc.org. 1948 Vol. 8 7, No. 8, August 2000

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