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Chasing science at sea

Ellen J. Prager

Chasing science at sea

racing hurricanes, stalking sharks, and living undersea with ocean experts

by Ellen J. Prager

  • 288 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography,
  • Ocean

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEllen Prager.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC11.2 P738 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16834102M
    ISBN 100226678709
    ISBN 109780226678702
    LC Control Number2007049486

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