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How to read water clues, signs and patterns from puddles to the sea / Tristan Gooley ; illustrations by Neil Gower.

By: Gooley, Tristan.
Contributor(s): Gower, Neil.
Publisher: London : Spectre, 2016Description: 376 p. : ill., plates ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781473615205 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Water | Outdoor life | Ponds | Rivers | OceanDDC classification: 796.5
Contents:
1. Strange beginnings: an introduction -- 2. Launching -- 3. How to see the Pacific in a pond -- 4. Land ripples -- 5. The not so humble puddle -- 6. Rivers and streams -- 7. The rise -- 8. The lake -- 9. The colour of water -- 10. Light and water -- 11. The sound of water -- 12. Reading waves -- 13. The Omani delight: an interlude -- 14. The coast -- 15. The beach -- 16. Currents and tides -- 17. Water at night -- 18. Shipwatching -- 19. Rare and extraordinary -- 20. Uncharted water: an epilogue -- Sources, notes. Index.
Summary: How to Read Water is a must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world. Natural navigator Rtistan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions 2016
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General Collection 796.5 GOO (Browse shelf) Available 000413985

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Strange beginnings: an introduction -- 2. Launching -- 3. How to see the Pacific in a pond -- 4. Land ripples -- 5. The not so humble puddle -- 6. Rivers and streams -- 7. The rise -- 8. The lake -- 9. The colour of water -- 10. Light and water -- 11. The sound of water -- 12. Reading waves -- 13. The Omani delight: an interlude -- 14. The coast -- 15. The beach -- 16. Currents and tides -- 17. Water at night -- 18. Shipwatching -- 19. Rare and extraordinary -- 20. Uncharted water: an epilogue -- Sources, notes. Index.

How to Read Water is a must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world. Natural navigator Rtistan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you.

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