Table of contents for Ken Libbrecht's field guide to snowflakes / by Kenneth Libbrecht.

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Contents
An Introduction to Snowflake Watching	 7
Part I: Understanding Snowflakes
Snowflake Fundamentals 	 		10
The Morphology Diagram	 		11
Snowflake Symmetry			12
No Two Alike?	 			13
Crystal Faceting	 		16
The Branching Instability	 	18
Faceting versus Branching	 	19
The Knife-Edge Instability	 	21
Ridges, Ribs, and Rims	 		24
Sublimation	 			27
Rime	 				28
Snowflake Classification	 	30
The Origin of Snow	 		32
Part II: Field Guide
Hieroglyphics in Ice 	 		34
Simple Prisms	 			35
Stellar Plates	 			39
Sectored Plates	 			49
Stellar Dendrites	 		55
Fernlike Stellar Dendrites	 	59
Hollow Columns	 			64
Needles	 				67 
Capped Columns	 			69
Double Plates	 			75
Hollow Plates	 			77
Split Plates and Split Stars	 	82
Scrolls and Chandeliers	 		85
Bullet Rosettes	 			86
Radiating Plates and Dendrites	 	87
Sheaths	 				88
Cups	 				89
Triangular Crystals	 		90
Crystal Twins	 			93
Twelve-branched Snowflakes	 	96
Irregular Snowflakes	 		99
Hoarfrost				100
Part III: Observing Snowflakes
Magnification				102
Snowflake Photography			103
Finding Snowflakes			105
Lighting				107
Index					112

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Snowflakes -- Juvenile literature.
Snowflakes -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.