Bioground is the alter ego of Luís Novo, electronic musician, environmental biotechnologist, amateur historian, outer space privateer and lord of the shallow reefs.
Christmas is over, and with it a decade coloured with enough stories to write a thousand entries on this logbook.[Read on…]
A logbook was originally a book for recording readings from the log, and is used to determine the distance a ship traveled within a certain amount of time. The readings of the log have been recorded in equal times to give the distance traveled with respect to a given start position.
Today’s ship’s log has grown to contain other types of information, and is a record of data relating to a ship or submarine, such as weather conditions, crew complement or what ports were docked at and when. It is essential to traditional navigation, and must be filled in at least daily.