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- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2006; US$ 14.99
The true story of the author's journey to Antarctica in a 27-foot sailing boat. Joined by the boat's young Norwegian owner and an Argentinian newlywed, he set sail with little idea of the tumultuous storms, mishaps and emergencies that loomed on a Shackleton-style voyage to the world's coldest, most dangerous and inaccessible continent. more...
- Nomad Press 2003; US$ 35.95
Written in concise, layperson's language and full of photographs and personal anecdotes, this book goes step-by-step through the process of creating and using sails. Provided is a definitive look at the latest developments in sails, sailcloth, engineering, hardware, and sail trim. Also offered are case studies that illustrate which fibers, fabrics,... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery?an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized... more...
- Artech House 2005; US$ 95.00
This authoritative work brings you a timely, unified analysis of the various satellite navigation technologies, applications, and services in operation or development, and of the challenges that lie ahead in this rapidly evolving field. It describes the segments, signal characteristics, performance, and securities aspects of the GPS system, including... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 20.95
In this insightful book, twenty-three leading executive recruiters offer their invaluable insight and professional advice on choosing and changing career paths. With leading headhunters like Gerard Roche of Heidrick & Struggles and Peter Crist of Crist Associates, you’ll get the kind of inside look at the executive search process that you... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 104.00
Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation, including AIS (Automatic Identification System) and ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems). It serves as the most... more...
- Artech House 2005; US$ 129.00
This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide you with a current and comprehensive treatment of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The book covers all the latest advances in technology, applications, and systems. The second edition includes new chapters that explore the... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 95.00
Many important GPS applications - such as the positioning of wireless devices, tracking during ionospheric scintillation, and orbit determination of geostationary and high Earth orbit satellites - require a GPS receiver with the ability to work with weak signals. This first-of-its-kind book addresses this critical issue, introducing new, efficient... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of social fabric and space, this book examines the interrelations between social and spatial mobilities in terms of inequality and space. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 21.31
Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. With Tristan's help, you'll learn why some trees... more...