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Science and Sails (Memoir of first female oceanographer in a changing world)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
Memoir by Kathryn Anne Burns charts the career of first woman graduate from the most prestigious oceanographic institute in the world, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joint Program. It's the struggle and achievements of a young scientist who discovers a new test that will revolutionize efforts at monitoring toxins in the Oceans and her sailing life.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Caution to the Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
This is the true story of the author's adventurous life of relying on chance to survive in his dangerous world filled with threats that are both natural and man-made. He deals with murder, shark attacks, falling overboard alone at sea, a plethora of pirates above and below the sea, as well as the finding of a sunken pirate treasure. Then he must deal with the politically powerful too.
Dance with the Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
A six week trip cheating death and tempting fate in what must surely rate as one of the most adventurous jobs in the world: An underwater Shark Wrangler!
Reef Making - Transforming Oceans One Artificial Reef at a Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
This riveting book takes the reader through the history and process of how artificial reefs are made, as well as illustrating the many types of materials used in reef making. Readers will also learn how Walter’s business is partnering with marine environment think tanks to find ways to increase oyster production, overcome problems with invasive species and improve water quality.
Great White Sharks in Alaska, 2nd Edition
You set the price! Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
This, the 2nd edition of Great White Sharks in Alaska, includes more information and accounts mostly by fishermen with great white sharks, but you will appreciate the remarkable photos in this edition. Most people seem surprised they occur this far north, but anyone who understands sharks would have predicted their being here; but they are and this is where you can share in the Alaska adventure.
Caulerpa Conquest: A Biological Eradication on the California Coast
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
Rarely have global battles in the war on invasive species been successful. Even tougher is fighting a mutant genetic clone of a natural counterpart on a marine coast. The first known Western Hemisphere detection of the invasive algae Caulerpa taxifolia occurred in So. California. Caulerpa Conquest is the true story of the 2000 to 2006 precedent-setting local eradication effort.