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Who can resist the hypnotic rhythm of the ocean's waves? To understand why the surf and the sea capture us like they do, Waves takes a closer look at the mystery and mechanics behind waves. Author Drew Kampion examines how waves form, what moves them, and why they are important.

From rips to undertows, tsunamis to tidal bores, Waves examines at all kinds of wave action, lunar and wind influences, and the anatomy of a wave. Amazing photographs and unusual facts make this book both authoritative and fascinating. Mixing science and storytelling, this guidebook to the motion of the ocean gives readers a better understanding of waves.

Drew Kampion is the former editor of Surfer, Surfing, Wind Surf, and Wind Tracks magazines. He founded, edited, and published the award-winning Island Independent, and is the author of the best-selling titles Stoked A History of Surf Culture and Lost Coast: Stories from the Surf. Drew continues to write for magazines dedicated to the surfing life, as well as others. He lives in Washington state. Jeff Petersen was born and raised in northern California and studied art at San Francisco State University. His paintings and drawings have appeared in magazines, books, and on skateboards and t-shirts. He lives in California.

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A mixture of science and storytelling, this title captures both the facts and the thrill of the ocean's energy. Includes amazing photographs, original artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts. Full color.

Synopsis:

Who can resist the hypnotic rhythm of the ocean's waves? To understand why the surf and the sea capture us like they do, Waves takes a closer look at the mystery and mechanics behind waves. Author Drew Kampion examines how waves form, what moves them, and why they are important.

Synopsis:

A mixture of science and storytelling, Waves: Echoes of the Storm captures both the facts and the thrill of the ocean's energy. With amazing photographs, original artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts, this is a book you won't want to miss!

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586852122
Author:
Peterson, Jeff
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Author:
Kampion, Drew
Subject:
Surfing
Subject:
Wave mechanics
Subject:
Oceans & Seas
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Oceanography
Subject:
Ocean waves
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Oceans & Seas
Subject:
Oceanography-General
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
10.22x10.16x.54 in. 1.61 lbs.

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Ocean and Marine
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Ocean and Marine Biology
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » General

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Product details 80 pages Gibbs Smith Publishers - English 9781586852122 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A mixture of science and storytelling, this title captures both the facts and the thrill of the ocean's energy. Includes amazing photographs, original artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , Who can resist the hypnotic rhythm of the ocean's waves? To understand why the surf and the sea capture us like they do, Waves takes a closer look at the mystery and mechanics behind waves. Author Drew Kampion examines how waves form, what moves them, and why they are important.
"Synopsis" by , A mixture of science and storytelling, Waves: Echoes of the Storm captures both the facts and the thrill of the ocean's energy. With amazing photographs, original artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts, this is a book you won't want to miss!
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