Accession Number:

ADA289829

Title:

Severe Weather Guide Mediterranean. Ports 51. Istanbul.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1994-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Istanbul, one in a series of severe weather guides for Mediterranean ports, provides decision-making guidance for ship captains whose vessels are threatened by actual or forecast strong winds, high seas, restricted visibility or thunderstorms in the port vicinity. Causes and effects of such hazardous conditions are discussed. Precautionary or evasive actions are suggested for various vessel situations. The handbook is organized in four sections for ready reference general guidance on handbook content and use a quick-look captain1 s summary a more detailed review of general information on environmental conditions and an appendix that provides oceanographic information. -BKA

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Geography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE