June 24, 2009

Tornadoes: The Science Behind Terrible Twisters

Every year, about 1,000 tornadoes touch down in the United States. Severe weather scientists are studying these types of deadly storms to discover how more lives can be saved. Tornadoes: The Science Behind Terrible Twisters explains how tornadoes develop, describes the technology that help predict and track the storms, follows daring storm chasers and provides safety tips for surviving a terrible twister.

Part of The Science Behind Natural Disasters series, written by Alvin and Virginia Silverstein, and Laura Silverstein Nunn. Each title is 48 pages, full color illustrations, ISBN 978-0-7660-2976-7. http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2671.

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