The Climate of Alaska
A new book by Martha Shulski and Gerd Wendler.

This 216 page book provides an updated climatology of Alaska, illustrating the diverse range and unique climate features of the 49th state. It contains a narrative discussion along with full-color photos, maps, tables and charts for various climatological parameters. The concepts are clearly presented and easily understood by nonspecialists.

Chapters include:
temperature and humidity
clouds and radiation
atmospheric pressure and wind
living in Alaska (wildfire, air quality, sea ice)
climate change
climate of select towns across Alaska

Where can I buy a copy?
University of Alaska Press, UAF Map Office, UA Muesum of the North, UAF Bookstore, local and national booksellers, and online

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Last update: Dec 23, 2010