A New York Times Bestseller
A Forbes Top 10 Conservation and Environment Book of 2016Read 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 puddles
- Forecast the weather from waves
- Decode the colors of ponds
- Spot dangerous water in the dark
- Decipher wave patterns on beaches, and more