5 edition of The sailor"s book of the weather found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical reference and index.
|Genre||Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|LC Classifications||QC995 .K44 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 154 p. :|
|Number of Pages||154|
|LC Control Number||2007050276|
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The Sailor s Book of the Weather takes the confusion out of the forecasts and helps you answer, Why is that happening. The Sailor s Book of the Weather introduces key principles that influence the weather and gives the sailor the tools to forecast from observations and make the most of the available information.
Wind, clouds and knowledge of weather patterns and local conditions all /5(5). The Sailor's Book of the Weather Introducing key principles that influence the weather, this guide gives sailors the tools to forecast from observations and the available information.
ISBN10 Bestsellers rankBack cover copy. Meteorology can seem like a /5(5). The Sailor's Book of the Weather introduces the key principles that influence the weather and gives the sailor the tools to forecast from observations and make the most of available information. Wind, clouds and knowledge of weather patterns and local conditions all contain ample hints to allow the informed forecaster to accu.
A really great and readable book if you are interested in how weather works. While it specifically focuses on marine weather and how to obtain and use weather information, The sailors book of the weather book is the best book I have read about the fundamentals and complexities of weather and how it is reported/5(62).
A real-life thriller, this book is likely to scare you out of ever leaving land, but it will also give you an appreciation of the sheer power of weather in the Atlantic Ocean. Junger tells the story of the Perfect Storm, a record topping storm that hit the east coast of North America in the fall of Eric Sloane was an American landscape painter, illustrator, and author of illustrated books on the cultural history and folklore of America.
He was also fascinated by weather, The Farmer's Almanac and the early American farmer's ability to interpret "weather signs.” He is credited with being the first television weatherman, having come up with the idea of having farmers from all over New Reviews: The only TV channel he watches is the weather channel.
I have been a weather buff for the past 50 years, but I must say that I am getting tired of the weather channel. I am saving money to put him in college. Maybe he will become a meteorologist, as I wanted to be. This is a great book for young children interested in s: 9.
"Modern Marine Weather is first class reference book on the subject of marine weather and the information it contains will help every sailor, every day!" -- Peter Isler, two-time America's Cup winning navigator.
"The 21st Century is bringing us a rapid evolution in weather information available to the common s: Written by a licensed captain who’s also been a professional weather router for world voyagers, it’s useful for understanding weather forecasts, identifying unrecognized symbols on surface-analysis and wind/wave charts, and providing basic information necessary for learning to predict weather.
The Sailor’s Book of the Weather takes the confusion out of the forecasts and helps you answer, ‘Why is that happening?’ The Sailor’s Book of the Weather introduces the key principles that influence the weather and gives the sailor the tools to forecast from observations and make the most of.
Weather for Sailors Book Written by Bill Biewenga and edited by the meteorologists at Commanders’ Weather, North U Weather For Sailors explains weather from a sailors perspective, starting with global weather and narrowing in to explain how local forces and regional weather patterns interact to.
(shelved 2 times as picture-books-weather) avg rating — 3, ratings — published This book is fantastic for planning cruising routes. It tells you when to go where, and - more importantly - where you don't want to be and when. It's a great resource for passage planning and Jimmy Cornell is the authority on world cruising routes.
Overall, a good book to use to spark a child's interest in the science of weather in hopes that they will read other books about the topic. Publication Date: Age/Grade level: Kindergarten to 2nd gra Although slightly outdated in terms of meteorology technology, this nonfiction book is still great for teaching younger children about weather/5(32).
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Since this book was written over 30 years ago by the great British sailor K. Adlard Coles, it has become the standard work on seamanship under gale conditions. More thanEnglish-language copies have been printed, and there are editions in French, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, and Spanish.
Today's sailors have too little appreciation of their heritage. To counter this problem, Thomas J. Cutler has compiled a history of our naval heritage in the form of A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy. The work is unique in two important ways.
First, it is written thematically rather than chronologically. SUNDAY SAILORS: A Beginner’s Guide to Pond Boats and Model Yachting Until the s. by Donald Kihlstrom. An invaluable guide to early pond yachts, clubs, manufacturers, skippers, venues, etc. This book is in very good condition and includes the original “value guide” to the estimated value of all of the boats featured in the rear of this.Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats Summary: Markell's handbook tells the sailor where to get the latest weather information and how to make the best use of it.The Weather Forecasting Handbook breaks the mold by explaining all the latest forecasting principles, techniques, and tools.
This readable book is a valuable reference for professionals, students, amateurs, storm chasers, sailors, and anyone who needs to know the exact fundamentals and mechanics of weather forecasting.