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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burns, Loree Griffin.
Tracking trash.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
(DLC) 2006011534
(OCoLC)67345881
Named Person: Curtis C Ebbesmeyer
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Loree Griffin Burns
ISBN: 9780547488936 0547488939
OCLC Number: 608510977
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 online resource (56 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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