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- Tornado Alley
Howard B. Bluestein
Oxford University Press (1999) - ISBN 0-19-510552-4
Bluestein's Tornado Alley is one of the standard references for introductory reading on how supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes form. The book contains many spectacular color photographs. I find the line of the story sometimes a bit chaotic, but it is interesting reading.
- Under the Whirlwind
Arjen and Jerrine Verkaik
Whirlwind Books, Elmwood, Ontario, Canada (1997) - ISBN 0-9681537-0-4
Verkaik is a well-known weather photographer and writer. This book is easy reading, and contains mostly stories and events connected to tornadoes, some of which are really bizarre.
- Spacious Skies
Richard Scorer / Arjen Verkaik
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, London (1989) - ISBN 0-7153-9139-9
A book which is a mixture between a photo gallery and a reference. Many cloud shapes and patterns are explained with text and (satellite) photographs. I like this book a lot, even though it misses many phenomena which should have been included.
- Noctilucent clouds
M. Gadsden, W. Schroeder
Springer-Verlag (1989) - ISBN 0-387-50685-3
A (if not the) standard reference for noctilucent clouds, Noctilucent Clouds is a scientific university-level book about research in noctilucent clouds. The only downside of this book is that it is very expensive and hard to obtain. The book also contains a very large reference list to scientific articles on noctilucent clouds.