Mariner's Weather Handbook: First Edition. Diego; four pages from a friend on his encounter with S . Dashe w an d L. Dashew . 1998 . 59 4 pp. $75.95 . Eastern Pacific Hurricane Nora in 1977 aboard a mere Hardbound . Beowulf Publishing. ISBN 09658028-2-5 . 60-foot sloop; and seven pages of warnings and advi- sories for the same storm from the National Weather Service Tropical Prediction Center. All of this mate- This book is loosely organized, and as the authors rial, while mostly interesting, is not a trivial fraction point out, it is not a textbook on meteorology. Indeed, of the text and could have benefited from editing. the explanations offered are often flawed, unclear, or wrong. A novel feature is extensive discussion of 500- I would judge that the emphasis on the 500-mb mb charts and their relation to surface circulations. The charts, touted as the Weather Service's "secret weapon," is overdone, and there are many handsome emphasis is on tactics, specifically how to deal with photographs of satellite imagery, which seemed to the weather prognosis. Here the reader must question pose more problems than they solved. There is great the generality, because the Dashews, primarily
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