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Peter Lynch

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11 The Construction of Mathematics: The Human Mind’s Greatest Achievement, by Klaus Truemper,
Leibniz Company, 2017, 293+viii pp. ISBN:9-780-9663-5543-7.
Review in Bull. Irish Math. Soc., 79, 87-91, Summer 2017.
10 The Life and Work of George Boole: A Prelude to the Digital Age, by Desmond MacHale,
Cork University Press, 2014, 342+xxiii pp. ISBN:978-1-78205-004-9.
Review in Bull. Irish Math. Soc., 74, 97-101, Winter 2014.
9 Invisible in the Storm: the Role of Mathematics in Understanding Weather.
Ian Roulstone and John Norbury (2013). Princeton University Press, 346pp, ISBN: 9780691152721
Review in Not. Amer. Math. Soc., Vol. 60 (Sept. 2013).
8 Henri Poincaré: A Scientific Biography by Jeremy Gray (2012),
Princeton University Press, 616pp, ISBN 9780691152714
Review in Bull. Irish Math. Soc., 71, Summer 2013.
7 Fundamentals of Numerical Weather Prediction by Jean Coiffier (2011),
Cambridge University Press (ISBN-13: 9781107001039). And:
Spectral Numerical Weather Prediction Models by Martin Ehrendorfer (2012),
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ISBN-13: 978-1-61197-198-9).
Review in SIAM Review
6 Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting: A Tribute to Fred Sanders
Lance Bosart and Howard Bluestein, Eds. American Meteorological Society, November 2008, 423 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-1-878220-84-4 Review in Q. J Royal. Meteor. Soc. 135, 1914–1915 (2009).
5 Kristine C. Harper, 2008: Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology.
MIT Press, September 2008, 328 pp. ISBN-10: 0-262-08378-7. ISBN-13: 978-0-262-08378-2
Review in Physics World, June, 2009.
4 Darryl D Holm, 2008:
Geometric Mechanics: Part I, Dynamics and Symmetry. ISBN: 1848161956. EAN: 9781848161955
Geometric Mechanics, Part II: Rotating, Translating and Rolling. ISBN: 1848161557. EAN: 9781848161559
Imperial College Press September 2008 Review in SIAM Reviews, Month 2009.
3 Peter Janssen, 2004: The Interaction of Ocean Waves and Wind.
Cambridge University Press ISBN 0 521 46540 0 Review in SIAM Reviews, Month 2006.
2 Eugenia Kalnay, 2004: Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation and Predictability.
Cambridge University Press (ISBN-13: 9780521796293 | ISBN-10: 0521796296)
Review in Splanc, Met Éireann Review, 2003.
1 Frederik Nebeker, 1995: Calculating The Weather: Meteorology In The 20th Century.
Academic Press Review in Nature, 1996.

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