||Eric J. Holweg
||National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Intro and purpose of this publication - the book is intended to help mariners facing the danger of the hurricanes in North Atlantic area. The authors of the book addresss the basics of the tropical cyclones, explain hurricane motion, genesis regions and climatological tracks, provide the ways to monitor NA tropical cyclones and give guidance for hurricane evasion in that area. Two appendices contain necessary documents to be used by crew, namely the Mariners Tropical Cyclone Risk Assessment Checklist, and Atlantic Basin Hurricane Tracking chart; In addition, at the end of the book the Glossary of terms used has been provided.