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Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, And The Science Of Ocean Motion (scientists In The Field Series)

Tracking Trash Flotsam

Your children will love Tracking Trash: Flotsam. Written by Loree Griffin Burns and it was published sometime in 2010 by Sandpiper. The child's book is 64 pages long. The book dimensions are 0.3" Height x 8.7" Length x 10.9" Width and weighs approximately 0.65 lbs. For more information about this book, check out the button on this site.

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MPN: FBA-|292394
ISBN: 0547328605
Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Aided by an army of beachcombers, oceanographer Dr. Curtis Ebbesmeyer tracks trash inside the name of science. In engaging text and unforgettable images, readers meet the woman who began it all (Curt's mother! From sneakers to hockey gloves, Curt monitors the watery fate of human-made cargo which has spilled into the ocean. And with careful analysis, Curt, in addition to a community of scientists, friends, and beachcombers alike, is making use of his data to understand and shield our ocean.) , the computer system that makes sense of his data (nicknamed OSCURS) , and numerous scientists, both on land and on the sea, who are using Curt's discoveries to preserve delicate marine habitats and protect the creatures who live in them. The specifics he collects is much more than casual news; it is crucial scientific information.



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