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The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie

Label
The polar bear scientists
Title
The polar bear scientists
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Lourie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young readers can follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for polar bears
Member of
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
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10030117
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lourie, Peter
Dewey number
599.786
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C27
LC item number
L68 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1260
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Scientists in the field
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polar bear
  • Biologists
  • Polar bear
  • Biologists
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Bears
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Animal Welfare
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Endangered
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Careers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
2011003449
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780547283050
Lccn
2011003449
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
Label
The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie
Publication
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
Control code
2011003449
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780547283050
Lccn
2011003449
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps

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