The Field Guide To Ocean Voyaging (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
118
Utgivningsdatum
2020-04-17
Förlag
Seaworthy Publications, Inc.
Illustrationer
218 Illustrations
Dimensioner
280 x 216 x 6 mm
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1312:Standard Color 8.5 x 11 in or 280 x 216 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781948494373
The Field Guide To Ocean Voyaging (häftad)

The Field Guide To Ocean Voyaging

Animals, Ships, and Weather at Sea

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­The Field Guide to Ocean Voyaging is a full-color primer for anyone who will be voyaging on the oceans of the world.  Whether your journey is a sailing trip on a private yacht or an exotic cruise ship voyage, The Field Guide to Ocean Voyaging will explain what you can see on the sea.  In addition, The Field Guide to Ocean Voyaging will teach you how to be a better observer while out on the oceans of the world by giving you tips for the best observation points on ships and what to watch for.

Author Ed Sobey holds a Ph.D. in Oceanography and is a frequent guest speaker on cruise ships throughout the world.  He explains how to choose cruise itineraries for the best sightings of marine life and what to bring with you on your voyage.  He points out how to locate important ship markings and what they mean.  There is a section on docking and undocking procedures.  Then once at sea, he explains about sighting whales, dolphins, birds, flying fish and much more.  In addition, there is an extensive section on other ships you may see and how to identify them. Other topics include weather at sea, landfalls, things to see on board your ship, and special places your voyage may pass through.

Loaded with 220 color photographs and illustrations, The Field Guide to Ocean Voyaging will help make you a trained observer at sea and known among your fellow voyagers.  Make The Field Guide to Ocean Voyaging your go-to reference for your next cruise or adventure on the oceans of the world.
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Ed Sobey holds a Ph.D. in oceanography and teaches oceanography and
meteorology for Semester at Sea. He also lectures at sea for passengers on
several cruise lines and has traveled the equivalent of ten times around the
world at sea. Ed is a Fellow of The Explorers Club and has participated in two
dozen scientific expeditions. He is a former naval officer and has directed five
science centers, received two Fulbright specialist grants, published 31 books,
and hosted two television series. Ed also founded the National Toy Hall of
Fame.

Innehållsförteckning

acknowledgments

the gangway

before you go

which cruise?

opportunities for marine sightings

excursions

all-inclusive, or pay as you go

level of service

big vs small

itinerary

what to take?

what you really need

binoculars

seasick remedies

how to pack

when to go

what can you see from the dock?

down to the sea in ships

the ship moves up, then moves down: tides

tidal stations

find your way aboard

best viewing locations

how far can i see?

getting underway and tying up

before sailing

the pilot

lines

bow and stern thrusters

ship’s horn

tying up

the depressing numbers

whales, dolphins, turtles, birds, flying fish, and more

whales

breaching, spy hops, and fin slaps

gray whales

humpback whales

blue whales

right whales

orca

blackfish

minke whales

fin whales

sei whales

sperm whales

where to see whales

how to see whales

whale faqs

how to see dolphins

marine birds

how to see pelagic birds

shearwaters

gannets and boobies

frigate birds

dynamic soaring

albatross

fulmar

pelicans

penguins

storm petrels

pelagic bird breeding

puffins

bird identification

seals and sea lions

gray seals

harbor seals

sea otter

flying fish

how to see flying fish

sea turtles

how to see sea turtles

arribada

seaweed

plankton

jellyfish

ship, ahoy!

aids to navigation

cable layers

coast guard ships

container ships

cruise ships

day shapes

dredges

dry bulk carriers

general cargo

heavy lift ships

hydrofoils

lng carriers

naval vessels

pilot boat

research ships

ro-ro ships

sailboats

tankers

how to identify a ship

energy at sea: fish, oil, and power

gathering fish

what else can you see?

wind patterns

sea breeze and land breeze

trade winds and westerlies

intertropical convergence zone

tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn

hurricanes

predict the weather

how strong is the wind?

beaufort scale

the beaufort scale

why we use knots?

where do the waves come from?

waves from near and far

how big are those waves?

will we see a rogue wave?

tsunami?

where is the garbage patch?

how to see the garbage patch

other things that are fun to see

windrows

how blue it is

look up!

fall streaks or virga

rainbows

watching clouds

fog

lightning

waterspouts

sunsets and the green flash

celestial views

ice on the ocean

icebergs

sea ice

land ho!

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