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Author Polking, Kirk.
Title Oceanographers and explorers of the sea / Kirk Polking.
Pub Info Springfield, N.J. : Enslow Publishers, c1999.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 920 POL     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 920 POL     MISSING
Descript 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Collective biographies
Collective biographies.
Audience 1040L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 8.2 3 3 31444
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122) and index.
Summary Biographies of ten scientists who studied the ocean, including physicists, environmentalists, geologists, and biologists.
Contents Maurice Ewing: Mapping the ocean floor -- Ernest Everett Just: Understanding the cell -- Sylvia A. Earle: Exploring and explaining marine life -- Roger Revelle: Grandfather of the greenhouse effect -- Walter Munk: Measuring ocean climate worldwide -- Eugenie Clark: "The shark lady" -- Henry Stommel: Understanding ocean circulation and atmosphere -- Allyn Vine: Pioneer of the manned deep-sea submersible -- Robert Ballard: Discoverer of the Titanic -- Kathryn Sullivan: Studying the ocean from space.
Subject Oceanographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0766011135
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