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A Little Boat with a Long Legacy

12:00 pm, Tue January 8, 2013 –

A small yellow boat launched from Stone Laboratory 17 years ago became an international celebrity when it was found on the beach at Point Pelee National Park in Ontario, Canada, last November. "Paddle to the Sea" Boat Number 7 was one of nine boats launched during the research cruise that students take during Stone Lab field trips.

Read the full story at NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research’s "In the Spotlight" website.

ARTICLE TITLE: A Little Boat with a Long Legacy PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Tue January 8, 2013 | MODIFIED: 1:12 pm, Tue April 28, 2015
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Christina Dierkes
Outreach Specialist, Technical Editor, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

As Ohio Sea Grant’s science writer, Christina covers research, education and outreach projects in the Great Lakes for a wide range of audiences. She also helps manage online events like the Global Change, Local Impact climate webinar series.