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Flotsametrics and the Floating World (Reprint) (Paperback)

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  • Book Subgenre: Oceans + Seas, Science + Technology, Earth Sciences / Oceanography
  • Language: english
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: paperback
  • Book Genre: Science, Biography + Autobiography, Nature

Reviewer: Gilbert Taylor, (Booklist)

"With a whimsical mood overlaying serious science, ....Ebbesmeyer intersperses the arc of his career...with an eclectic suite of stories related to floating objects....[FLOTSAMETRICS...] will appeal to the environmentally minded."

Reviewer: Paul Greenberg, (New York Times Book Review)

"[A] truly profound message...sneaks out at the end of the book....Ebbesmeyer found that the world's great oceanic gyres turn out to be singing a kind of earth-size harmony."

"...Ebbesmeyer spins a fascinating tale. Even readers with little interest in ocean science will be riveted by the author's chronicle of the epic travels of oceanic trash..."