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Among the Clouds: Work, . .has been added to your Cart. Eric Pinder is a gifted, engaging writer, and this is a fun, if short, book centering on 10 years spent manning the weather station atop Mt Washington.
Among the Clouds: Work, . I love meteorology, but you dont have to be a weather buff to find this book interesting. Gives some insight as to the forecasting process and why it is so hard. I will highly recommend another book by Pinder, Tying Down the Wind, for those who really want to understand weather systems on our fascinating planet.
Among the Clouds book. This is another great book by Eric Pinder revealing the workings of the Mount Washington Observatory and the World’s Worst Weather! Eric has a great story telling ability making you feel welcome on the 6,288-foot summit. I particularly liked the last chapter detailing the day in the life of an observatory meteorologist. As the book’s title states, there is work, wit & wild weathe. mong the clouds!
Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory. Foreword by meteorologist Mish Michaels. 100 pages, B&W illustrations, Alpine Books, 2008.
Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory. A bored raven steals food from foxes and goes tobogganing on the snow. A mountaintop meteorologist commutes home by sled after enduring a week of nonstop hurricane-force winds.
Among the Clouds : Work, Wit and Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory. Where can you build a snowman in June, commute by sled, and witness hurricane-force winds twelve months out of the year? The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: Home of the World's Worst Weather.
Where can you find the worst weather on earth? The surprising answer in Tying .
Where can you find the worst weather on earth? The surprising answer in Tying Down the Wind is: everywhere! You don’t need to climb Mount Everest or voyage to the icy desert of Antarctica to witness both the beauty and the destructiveness of weather. Drawing on the author’s experiences at the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, Tying Down the Wind revisits the devastating Northeast Ice Storm of 1998, takes readers on a snow-blind walk through a Berkshire blizzard, and describes the impact of a 54,000-degree lightning bolt just a few yards away.
Among the Clouds: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount .
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The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: "Home of the World's Worst Weather. A few hardy souls live at the Observatory year-round, enduring savage thunderstorms, twenty-foot snowdrifts, blinding fog, and odd questions from visitors ("Can you see New Hampshire from here?"). Discover what a meteorologist's typical day is like in the harsh but spectacular world.
Hiking Katahdin and the Appalachian Trail, experiencing wild weather at the Mount Washington Observatory and other outdoor adventures from nature writer Eric Pinder. category: Sport Mountaineering. There are no posts for this page.
Eric Pinder worked at the Mount Washington Observatory for seven years, performing weather observations for the . Eric graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Eric Pinder worked at the Mount Washington Observatory for seven years, performing weather observations for the National Weather Service. He teaches at Chester College of New England, and currently is pursuing an MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, focusing on writing for children and young adults. Walsh has illustrated four other books in addition to Cat in the Clouds.
There are legends, historic records, and even books about these phenomena, (including "AMONG THE CLOUDS: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory" by Eric Pinder). According to records, on the afternoon of April 12, 1934, technicians at the summit weather station (which is actually chained to the mountain's surface) recorded a wind speed of 231 MPH (372 kph) ! Date the Record Happened: April 12, 1934 Where did this record happen: At the Mount Washington summit weather o.