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作者 Pike, Dag
書名 50 Ways to Improve Your Weather Forecasting
出版項 London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008
©2013
國際標準書號 9781408127216 (electronic bk.)
9780713682687
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (96 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 50 Ways to Improve Your... Ser
50 Ways to Improve Your... Ser
附註 Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- WEATHER FORECASTS -- 1 When to go to sea -- 2 Negotiating with the weather -- 3 Weather in the fourth dimension -- 4 The limitations of forecasts -- 5 Questioning the forecast -- 6 Evolving weather -- 7 You get what you pay for -- 8 Weather from coast stations -- INTERPRETING THE FORECASTS -- 9 Recording the weather -- 10 Reading between the lines -- 11 The meaning of 'later' -- 12 The speed of the weather -- 13 Pinning down the wind strength -- 14 The language of forecasters -- 15 Forecasting wave height -- FINE-TUNING THE FORECAST -- 16 Fine-tuning factors -- 17 Inconsistencies in the forecast -- 18 When the airflow is broken -- 19 When the wind is off the land -- 20 Winds around and over islands -- 21 Winds parallel to the shore -- 22 Sea breezes -- THE WIND AND THE SEA -- 23 The Beaufort Scale -- 24 The effect of wind on the tides -- 25 Tides and waves -- 26 Wave refraction -- 27 Wave heights -- 28 The effect of depth on sea conditions -- 29 Identifying dangerous sea conditions -- 30 What makes a wave break -- 31 Fetch and time -- LOCAL WEATHER CONDITIONS -- 32 Radiation fog -- 33 Advection fog -- 34 When will the fog clear? -- 35 Drizzle -- 36 Gusts -- 37 Squalls -- 38 Thunderstorms -- 39 Avoiding thunderstorms -- 40 Line squalls and waterspouts -- 41 The message from the clouds -- 42 Clouds in a warm front -- TACTICS AND SHORT-TERM CHANGES -- 43 Deepening depressions -- 44 Secondary lows -- 45 Using satellite information -- 46 Running for shelter -- 47 Weather tactics -- 48 Coastal tactics -- 49 Weather routing -- 50 Weather lore
This new series seeks to distill the collected wisdom of experts in each subject, providing genuinely helpful hints, tips and short cuts to techniques that really work on the water
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Pike, Dag 50 Ways to Improve Your Weather Forecasting London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2008 9780713682687
主題 Weather forecasting.;Marine meteorology
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