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18 Miles

By Christopher Dewdney

 

“With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide audience who now religiously check their phones for daily forecasts.” — Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“This terrific, accessible, and exciting read helps us to ... Read more

Forecasts for Flying

By Morley Thomas

In Forecasts for Flying the author sketches the history of the Meteorological Service of Canada in the two decades following the Great War.

The Beginnings of Canadian Meteorology

By Morley Thomas

This detailed history of meteorology in Canada to 1880 focuses on the establishment and operation of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory in Toronto. Established in 1839-40 by the British Government and manned by a Royal Artillery detachment, the Observatory came under ... Read more