Weather on the Air

Weather on the Air

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The first comprehensive history of its kind, Weather on the Air explores the many forces that have shaped weather broadcasts over the years, including the long-term drive to professionalize weathercasting, the complex relations between government and private forecasters, and the effects of climate-change science and the Internet on today's broadcasts. Dozens of photos and anecdotes accompany Henson's more than two decades of research to document the evolution of weathercasts, from their primitive beginnings on the radio to the high-gloss, graphics-laden segments we watch on television every morning.One of the predecessors of NOAA Weather Radio was the telephone service long offered by Weather Bureau oflices. ... Regular programming was suspended for timely bulletins in the event of severe weather. Growth of the weather-radioanbsp;...

Title:Weather on the Air
Author:Robert Henson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-01-22


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