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Author Chalon, Jean-Pierre.

Title Combien pèse un nuage ; ou pourquoi les nuages ne tombent pas / Jean-Pierre Chalon ; préface de Claude Allègre
Published Les Ulis : EDP Sciences, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Bulles de sciences
Collection Bulles de sciences.
Contents Préface; 1. Le rôle des nuages; 2. L'allure d'un nuage; 3. Petite zoologie des nuages; 4. Gouttelettes et cristaux; 5. La naissance d'un nuage; 6. Les précipitations; 7. Orages et grains; 8. Les moyens d'investigations; Remerciements; Lexique; Table des matières
Summary Clouds contain an enormous amount of water. Why dont they fall on our heads, as believed by our Gaul ancestors? How are clouds formed? How do they move? This work introduces the basis of meteorology, the scientific study of atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena
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Subject Clouds.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 2759802132 (electronic bk.)
9782759802135 (electronic bk.)