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
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Summary: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.
Item Description:Title from web page (viewed Feb. 24, 2004).
"October 2000."
Physical Description:17 p. : col. ill., col. maps.
Also available in print version.
Format:System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Mode of access: Internet from the NOAA web site. Address as of 11/19/2008: http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/techrpts/tr200002/tr2000-02.pdf ; current access available via PURL.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 8-9).