A climatology of recent extreme weather and climate events

Provides an overview, details, and graphics for 46 weather events during 1980-1999, each of which caused at least $1 billion in damages. Relates the events to population changes, increasing risk in disaster-prone areas, and effects of climate change.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ross, Tom.
Corporate Author: National Climatic Data Center (U.S.)
Other Authors: Lott, Neal.
Format: Government Document Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Asheville, NC : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service, National Climatic Data Center, [2000]
Series:National Climatic Data Center technical report ; no. 2000-02
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Online Access:CONNECT