An Entertaining And Easy-To-Read Collection Of Inside Information, Fascinating Facts, Trivial Tidbits, and Helpful Hints By A Professional Oceanographer And Marine Meteorologist, To Help Make Your Voyages Safer And More Enjoyable

by Roger Huff



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/6/2006

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 254
ISBN : 9780595840939
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 254
ISBN : 9780595396870

About the Book

What Are Reversing Rapids?

Is Humid Or Dry Air Heavier?

Where Is The Witch Of November?

Is The Greenhouse Effect A Bad Thing?

How Can Cold Soaking Affect Safety Afloat?

How Hot Does Ocean Water Get In Nature?

Are There Tides In The Mediterranean Sea?

What Effect Can Dead Water Have Upon A Vessel?

At About What Temperature Is Fresh Water Most Dense?

Are Winds Stronger In Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Or Downbursts?

What's The Difference Between Weather Advisories And Warnings?

Are Numerical Models The Best Method For Long-Range Forecasts?

What Is The Proper Radio Distress Call Prefix For A Man Overboard?

Learning the correct answers to questions like these can make your boating safer and more enjoyable, and Captain Bucko's Water & Weather Handbook makes learning about your natural environment more fun than ever before.

As a lifelong boater, educator, oceanographer, marine meteorologist, and writer for the boating industry, Roger is uniquely well qualified to convey traditionally boring information in an easy-to-understand, entertaining, and humorous way that boaters can appreciate. Whether you are a Sea Dog, Pollywog, Blowboater, or Stinkpotter, you will learn something new in Captain Bucko's Water & Weather Handbook!

About the Author

As a lifelong boater, educator, oceanographer, and marine meteorologist, Roger has taught sciences, worked with sharks in Bimini, dived for treasure in the Keys, served as meteorologist on space missions, created software to predict high surf in Hawaii, mapped the ocean in Micronesia, and written books and numerous articles for the boating industry. He lives near Monterey, CA.