How to Read Water by Tristan Gooley
Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

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A New York Times Bestseller
Read the sea like a Viking and interpret ponds like a Polynesian—with a little help from the “natural navigator”!
 
In his eye-opening books The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley helped readers reconnect with nature by finding direction from the trees, stars, clouds, and more. Now, he turns his attention to our most abundant—yet perhaps least understood—resource.
 
Distilled from his far-flung adventures—sailing solo across the Atlantic, navigating with Omani tribespeople, canoeing in Borneo, and walking in his own backyard—Gooley shares hundreds of techniques in How to Read Water. Readers will:
 Find north using puddlesForecast the weather from wavesDecode the colors of pondsSpot dangerous water in the darkDecipher wave patterns on beaches, and more!
 

About Tristan Gooley

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Tristan Gooley, author of The Natural Navigator and The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs, has led expeditions on five continents, climbed mountains in three, and is the only living person to have both flown and sailed solo across the Atlantic. His more than two decades of pioneering outdoor experience include research among the tribal peoples in some of the remotest regions on Earth.
 
Published September 11, 2016 by The Experiment. 418 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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In this engaging field guide, Gooley (The Natural Navigator), who has more than two decades of outdoor expertise, describes how readers can train themselves to look at water in a different way in order to learn about their surroundings. Using experience gained from his remarkable travel expeditio...

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