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Record #168447:

The Snowflake: Winter's secret beauty / Kenneth Libbrecht.

Title: The Snowflake: Winter's secret beauty / Kenneth Libbrecht.
Author(s): Libbrecht, Kenneth.
Date: 2003.
Publisher: Twin Cities: Voyageur
Abstract: Contains many remarkable photographs of snow-flakes, complemented by readable and scientific text. Provides brief history of "snowflake watching", including celebrated photographer Wilson Bentley. Describes snow-crystal morphology and classification system. Discusses snowflake morphogenesis, branching and faceting, alternatives to familiar hexagonal structure, such as columns, needles and polycrystals. Includes some laboratory experiments and remaining puzzles. Describes weather and processes that produce snowflakes. Provides tips on snowflake watching, a field guide to falling snow, and a brief discussion of snowflake photography.
Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.5 -- Meteorology.
551.322 -- Ice and snow.
53 -- Physics.
551.578.4 -- Ice needles, sleet, falling snow and graupel.
551.578.41 -- Snow, structure, composition and temperature.
548.54 -- Ice crystals, habit and appearance.
551.574 -- Condensation and deposits.
551.574.1 -- Condensation, nuclei.
551.574.3 -- Condensation, ice particles in clouds.
77 -- Photography and cinematography.
77.02 -- Photographic technique.
779 -- Photographs, collections.
E4 -- Glaciology: physics and chemistry of ice.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 551.578.41
ISBN: 0896586308
SPRI record no.: 168447

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