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Author Burns, Loree Griffin.
Title Tracking trash : flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion / Loree Griffin Burns.
Pub Info Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
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Descript 56 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Audience 1200L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.5 2 2 113694
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 56) and index.
Summary Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.
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.
Subject Ebbesmeyer, Curtis C. -- Juvenile literature.
Ocean currents -- Juvenile literature.
Marine debris -- Juvenile literature.
Ocean currents.
Pollution.
Related To 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
ISBN 9780618581313 (hardcover)
0618581316 (hardcover)
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