Dr. Beach's Survival Guide (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
128
Utgivningsdatum
2003-04-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Yale University Press
Illustrationer
29 b-w illus.
Dimensioner
199 x 128 x 10 mm
Vikt
104 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
404:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780300100280
Dr. Beach's Survival Guide (häftad)

Dr. Beach's Survival Guide

What You Need to Know About Sharks, Rip Currents, & More Before Going in the Water

Häftad Engelska, 2003-04-01
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For every beachgoer, a book filled with surprising information about how to avoid dangers both large and small while at the beach Here, from the nation's most renowned beach expert, is the first complete guide to beach safety. Stephen P. Leatherman (a.k.a. Dr. Beach) introduces the gamut of beach hazards-from sharks to rip currents to jellyfish-revealing which dangers should be of greatest concern and how best to minimize their risks. His scientifically sound advice, interspersed with fascinating facts and anecdotes, makes this book a perfect reference for the millions of travelers and vacationers who visit the ocean shore every year.
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"This book fills an important gap. It puts the danger of shark attack in proper perspective and focuses more on the topics of true danger at the beach."- Tobey Curtis, Florida Programme for Shark Research "All beach dangers - from biological to oceanographic to meteorological and more - are treated in this single volume. An interesting and valuable book." Robert Hueter, Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory

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Stephen P. Leatherman, popularly known as Dr. Beach, announces his "Top Beaches List" on national television every Memorial Day weekend (www.DrBeach.org). He is chair, professor, and director, International Hurricane Center and Laboratory for Coastal Research, Florida International University, and the author or editor of fifteen books on coastal science.