Stanley A. Changnon

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Name: Stanley A. Changnon

Pen Name: Stanley Alcide Changnon

Born: 1928 in Donovan, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Stanley A. Changnon was born in Donovan, Illinois and taught at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Changnon has authored several scientific books, and combined his skills as a scientist and his passion for the railroad. America's Rural Hub, published by Mayhaven, was the first of his three railroad books. He graduated from the University of Illinois and stayed on as Chief of the Illinois State Water Survey. He also taught basketball. Changnon is retired from the University of Illinois, and now travels the world as a meteorologist. He was on the research team for Al Gore's work on the environment, which won the Nobel Prize. He and his wife reside in central Illinois.

Published Works

  • Hail Suppression Impacts and Issues,Illinois State Water Survey, 1991
  • The Great Flood of 1993,Westview Press, 1996
  • El Nino 1997-1998,Oxford University Press, 2000
  • Thunderstorms Across the Nation: An Atlas of Storms, Hail, and Their Damages in the 20th Century,Diane Publishing Co., 2001
  • America's Rural Hub,Mayhaven Pub., 1991
  • The Triangle-Busy Railroading in Southern Illinois,Mayhaven Pub., 1992

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Hail Suppression - Impacts and Issues

Release Date: 1977

The Great Flood Of 1993: Causes, Impacts, And Responses

ISBN: 0813326192
Release Date: 1996-03-21

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El Niño, 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century

ISBN: 0195135512
Release Date: 2000-04-06

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Thunderstorms Across the Nation: An Atlas of Storms, Hail, and Their Damages in the 20th Century

ISBN: 0756726301
Release Date: 2003-09

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The Triangle: Busy Railroading in Southern Illinois

ISBN: 0963181106
Release Date: 2002-02

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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