Navigation

Author: Pete Hawkins
Editor: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783627883
File Size: 48,93 MB
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This conveniently sized guide is an invaluable point of reference for all walkers. Written by an author with a wealth of experience teaching navigation skills, it provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the key techniques - giving you the confidence to navigate successfully with map and compass and to plan and execute your own routes. All topics are clearly referenced and easy to find. Chapters cover scales and grids, map symbols and contours, compasses, bearings, navigation on the hill, route planning and night and bad weather navigation. This new edition also incorporates new content on walking with a GPS device, with notes on how technology can complement map and compass. The text is illustrated with explanatory photos and diagrams as well as extracts from real maps and map keys, and - since the best way to learn is through experience - throughout the guide, practical exercises are suggested to help you practise and develop your skills. Perfect both for novices seeking an introduction to navigation and also those wishing to brush up on old skills, this book is an indispensable companion to mastering the essential techniques. These valuable skills will enhance not only your safety but also your enjoyment of the outdoors.
Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Pete Hawkins
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-15 - Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

This conveniently sized guide is an invaluable point of reference for all walkers. Written by an author with a wealth of experience teaching navigation skills, it provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the key techniques - giving you the confidence to navigate successfully with map and compass and to
Technological Trends in Improved Mobility of the Visually Impaired
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Sara Paiva
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-01 - Publisher: Springer

This book provides an insight into recent technological trends and innovations in mobility solutions and platforms to improve mobility of visually impaired people. The authors' goal is to help to contribute to the social and societal inclusion of the visually impaired. The book’s topics include, but are not limited to,
The Big Rounds
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: David Lintern
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

Guidebook to walking or running Britain's three most challenging long-distance mountain rounds: the Bob Graham Round (Lake District), the Paddy Buckley Round (Wales) and the Charlie Ramsay Round (Scotland). Includes practical information and advice, notes on access and environmental impact, plus insights and strategies from the likes of Jasmin Paris,
The Cambrian Way
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: George Tod
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-15 - Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

Dubbed 'the mountain connoisseurs' walk', the Cambrian Way stretches 479km between the mighty castles of Cardiff in the south and Conwy on the north coast. Traversing the heartland of Wales, the challenging route crosses the Brecon Beacons, the Cambrian Mountains and Snowdonia, passing through two national parks and visiting many
Enhanced Living Environments
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Ivan Ganchev, Nuno M. Garcia, Ciprian Dobre, Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis, Rossitza Goleva
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-18 - Publisher: Springer

This open access book was prepared as a Final Publication of the COST Action IC1303 “Algorithms, Architectures and Platforms for Enhanced Living Environments (AAPELE)”. The concept of Enhanced Living Environments (ELE) refers to the area of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) that is more related with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).