REEDS MARITIME METEOROLOGY

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Cornish, M & Ives, E. 230 Pág. Rústica. 21×14. 4th edition.

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Descripción

Written primarily for serving and trainee deck officers, those studying for certificates of competency in merchant shipping and fishermen, Reeds Maritime Meteorology analyses the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology and the principles which govern them. Updated to include the latest developments in the use of satellite technology in forecasting, Navtext and the ramifications of GMDSS, the book examines:

cloud formation and development
precipitation and thunderstorms
atmospheric pressure and wind
ocean currents and swell
tropical revolving storms
the development and distribution of sea ice
weather routeing
passage planning
the management and care of cargo in heavy weather

This revised edition covers significant developments in the variety of forecasts available for the seafarer, coverage of global warming and weather routing options, as well as updates throughout in line with technological advancements and research discoveries, and updates to the exam questions at the end of each chapter.