Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics.Extreme Weather takes a hands-on approach to one of the most central topics in earth science, and shows readers just how exciting - and dangerous - life on planet Earth can be. From the awesome power of the Sun as the driver of the Earth's atmosphere, to the eye of a developing storm, and how weather plays a role in tough and difficult jobs like an air-sea rescue mission and life at a polar research station. Amazing photography and cutting-edge digital design combine with the latest in meteorological research and up-to-date links to give readers a thorough tour of the most intense weather on the planet.