Award-winning literature on weather, water, and climate.
Victoria C. Slonosky
Covering work by early French and British observers, including the most assiduous colonial weather observers, King’s Physician Jean-Francois Gaultier (1706–1756) and McGill Observatory founder Dr. Charles Smallwood (1812–1873), the book presents excerpts from weather diaries and other records that reveal, more than the climate itself, colonial attitudes toward it.
Meet Lourdes B. Avilés
On a previous anniversary of the storm, Dr. Avilés, author of Taken by Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane, talks with Chris Jensen on NHPR about New England’s greatest storm.
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