ocean

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Atlantic by Simon Winchester book launch

Apr 18, 2011 to Apr 19, 2011
Frederic Wood Theatre
6354 Crescent Road UBC
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 4.9548" N, 123° 15' 25.2756" W
British Columbia CA
The bestselling author of Krakatoa and The Meaning of Everything, returns to the natural world with his epic new book, a "biography" of the Atlantic Ocean.
Columnists
Jan 17, 2011

Black goo in the Gulf of Mexico

I got off the research vessel WeatherBird II mid way through the cruise in Pensacola, Florida. Five days later, an e-mail arrived from chief scientist David Hollander, subject line: "Yuck!"
Columnists
Jan 14, 2011

After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

For the scientists aboard the research vessel WeatherBird II, the recasting of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill as a good-news story about a disaster averted has not been easy to watch.
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