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The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie

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The polar bear scientists
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The polar bear scientists
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by Peter Lourie
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eng
Summary
Young readers can follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for polar bears
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Title
The polar bear scientists
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Summary
Documents the annual efforts of a pair of biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey team to locate and tranquilize polar bears in the Alaskan wilderness to collect important information about species conservation and global warming
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Biography type
collective biography
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10030117
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
599.786
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C27
LC item number
L68 2012
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1260
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Scientists in the field
Target audience
pre adolescent
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Peter Lourie
The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78) and index
Contents
The polar bear research project -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about polar bear research -- The 2008 threatened species designation -- A polar bear capture -- Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about capture-recapture estimates and polar bears -- Another capture -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about radio collars and polar nations -- Recording information -- An overview of samples taken in the field and what they are used for -- Searching the bone pile -- A final conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about climate change and the future of polar bears -- Glossary -- Polar bear field guide
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ocn694830043
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Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
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Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780547283050
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011003449
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps

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