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Anatomie curieuse des vagues scélérates


Curious Anatomy of Freak Waves

Michel Olagnon

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Janette Kerr

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Edition 2015

Curious Anatomy of Freak Waves

Without waves and ripples, lakes, seas and oceans would scarcely be more attractive than simple swimming pools. Sometimes their swells become monstrous, ferocious, killer: freakish. How are these ogres of freak waves born, how do they live and die? Do they come out of nowhere? Can ships confront them? Here are a few thoughts on rare events, anecdotes and scientific explanations within everyone's reach, livened up with photos and watercolours.

 

This book is also available in english at Bloomsbury Publishing -  www.bloomsbury.com



isbn :  978-2-7592-2181-3
Release :  21/01/2015
Nb of pages :  176
Reference : 02458
Language : French
Editor :  Quae
Collection : 
Carnets de sciences


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Without waves and ripples, lakes, seas and oceans would scarcely be more attractive than simple swimming pools. Sometimes their swells become monstrous, ferocious, killer: freakish. How are these ogres of freak waves born, how do they live and die? Do they come out of nowhere? Can ships confront them? Here are a few thoughts on rare events, anecdotes and scientific explanations within everyone's reach, livened up with photos and watercolours.

La presse en parle

Boat International - Le 01/08/2017

La version anglaise de l'ouvrage, Rogue waves, a été le "Book of the month" du magazine anglais Boat International. Consulter l'article ici

 

Atlantico - Le 25/05/2017

Une interview de Michel Olagnon sur le phénomène à lire ici

 

Echosciences Occitanie - Le 13/09/2016

« Ce livre est un chef-d'œuvre, lisez-le ! Vous découvrirez ce que peut être un auteur scientifique quand il est au meilleur de sa forme. »
> Lire l'article complet « Le coin lecture : "Vagues scélérates" » , d'Olivier MOCH, Président de Science Animation et ancien DGA de Météo France.

 

France Culture - Le 20/10/2015

Michel Olagnon était dans l'émission Continent Sciences sur le thème "Quand l'océan forme des falaises liquides"

 

RFI - Le 15/04/2015

Retrouvez l'intervention de l'auteur sur les vagues scélérates dans l'émission "Autour de la question"

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