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Author Wohl, Ellen E., 1962-

Title Disconnected rivers : linking rivers to landscapes / Ellen Wohl
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Why should we care about rivers? -- American rivers -- Conquering a new world : pioneer impacts -- Poisoning America : commercial impacts -- Institutional conquest : bureaucratic impacts -- Trying to do the right thing : rehabilitation impacts -- Thinking in terms of rivers
Summary Ellen Wohl offers a survey of the history & present condition of river systems across the US. After describing the biological chemical & physical aspects of the functioning of rivers, she discusses the changes as the result of development & federal management, & examines rehabilitation projects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stream conservation -- United States.
Stream ecology -- United States.
Watershed management -- United States.
Ecology.
Rivers.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004011610
ISBN 0300127464 (electronic bk.)
128174090X
9780300127461 (electronic bk.)
9781281740908
Other Titles Rivers