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

Author: Loree Griffin Burns
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper, 2007.
Series: Scientists in the field
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : 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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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loree Griffin Burns
ISBN: 9780606339902 0606339906 9780618581313 0618581316 9780547328607 0547328605
OCLC Number: 1021195720
Awards: A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book for Nonfiction, 2007.
Description: 56 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents: A spill of opportunity --
Longitude and latitude --
The science of ocean motion --
Waves, tides, currents, and gyres --
Another day, another spill --
Current events --
The garbage patch --
What you can do --
Monster debris.
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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