It took a few years and several attempts but I finally got through this book. It's dull and long winded, but the topic is fascinating. Read morePublished 17 months ago by fourdegreesc
Ebbesmeyer tells a great story about Earth's flotsam and jetsam while serving as a role model for future oceanographers and coastal policy managers. Read morePublished 18 months ago by steffen schmidt
This is a fascinating look at how water currents work - as illustrated by the movements of flotsam and jetsam all over the world.Published 20 months ago by Louisa Beckett
In order to educate the public about the plight of our trashy oceans, I have to educate myself first. This is an easy to read book. Read morePublished on May 13, 2013 by Sandra Dubpernell
Flotsametrics is entertaining, tremendously educational and informative while including anecdotes that had me roaring with laughter.
Can't wait to share it with friends. Read more
This is a book that provided me with fresh ideas about the ocean gyres of the world and how these affect so many things we rarely wonder about - how salmon return, how oil spills... Read morePublished on May 9, 2011 by Andrew Wilson
Not a technical scientific paper full of obtuse jargon and data(which the author has done a good deal of in the past) - just a very interesting and informative look at a hopefully... Read morePublished on December 8, 2009 by R Grimes