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Tracking trash : flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion

Author: Loree Griffin Burns
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.
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Genre/Form: Proofs (Printing)
Teen nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burns, Loree Griffin.
Tracking trash.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
(OCoLC)607816941
Online version:
Burns, Loree Griffin.
Tracking trash.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
(OCoLC)608510977
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loree Griffin Burns
ISBN: 9780618581313 0618581316 9780329664206 0329664204
OCLC Number: 67345881
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 56 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. A spill of opportunity --
Longitude and latitude --
ch. 2. The science of ocean motion --
Waves, tides, currents, and gyres --
ch. 3. Another day, another spill --
Current events --
ch. 4. The garbage patch --
What you can do --
ch. 5. Monster debris --
Glossary --
Books to enjoy --
Web sites to explore --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliographic notes --
Index.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Responsibility: Loree Griffin Burns.
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Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.

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