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Field Guide to Seaweeds of the Pacific Northwest

Field / Identification Guide

By: Bridgette E Clarkston (Author)

16 pages, 50 colour photos

Harbour Publishing

Unbound | May 2015 | #223007 | ISBN-13: 9781550177039
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

Rich in nutrients, used in products from cosmetics to explosives to fertilizers, and vital to our coastal marine ecosystems, seaweeds can be found on any rocky shore or beach in the Pacific Northwest. The pocket-sized Field Guide to Seaweeds of the Pacifc Northwest is packed with full-colour photos and information on a select variety of the most important and interesting seaweeds commonly encountered on the West Coast. Whether you want to identify seaweeds, better understand their role in the ocean, forage for food, collect for art or you're just plain curious as you poke around the seashore, this educational guide is your ultimate source for casual phycological fun.


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Biography

Bridgette Clarkston is a seaweed biologist, science educator and avid photographer with over nine years of teaching and outreach experience. She has worked with initiatives such as Let's Talk Science and the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, as well as the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative at the University of British Columbia. Clarkston also led a "Seaweeds of the West Coast" field course in Tofino, and has discovered several new species of red seaweed, including one she named Euthora timburtonii.

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