Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Horton, Tom, 1945-

Title Turning the tide : saving the Chesapeake Bay / Tom Horton and William M. Eichbaum
Published Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1991]
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 327 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""Table of Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface: Saving the Bay, Failing the Bay: The Last Decade and the Next""; ""About This Book""; ""Part I: The Chesapeake Ecosystem""; ""Ch. 1: The Bay Connects Us, the Bay Reflects Us""; ""The Small, Skinny Bay""; ""The Great, Green Filter""; ""The Amputated Bay""; ""An Unruly Beast�The Estuary""; ""A Rare Flower�The Geologic Bay""; ""Slosh and Burp�The Wind�s Will""; ""The Only Constant Is Change""; ""Invisible Fences""; ""If You Harvest the Bay, Pray for Drought""; ""Avalanche! A Bit of River Goes a Long Way""
""Productivity�The Bay�s True Value""""Doing More with Less""; ""Ordering the Bay�s House""; ""Oysters Are Much More than Hors d�Oeuvres""; ""The Chesapeake Ecosystem""; ""What the Animals Are Saying""; ""Vicious Cycles in Reverse""; ""Part II: State of the Bay""; ""Ch. 2: Pollution""; ""Agriculture""; ""Sewage�Real Progress, but Big Tests to Come""; ""Air""; ""Susquehanna�The River That Is the Bay""; ""Sediment�Dirt�s Long, Slow Dance""; ""Dredging""; ""Stormwater Pollution""; ""Toxics and Bacteria""; ""Dissolved Oxygen�The Bay�s Bottom Line""; ""Oil Spills""
""Recreational Pollution�Boats""""If Fish Made Clean Water Rules""; ""Ch. 3: Harvests""; ""Lessons of the Rockfish""; ""Managing Fish�The Big Picture""; ""Crabs�A Historic Opportunity Lost""; ""Oysters: Rebuilding, Restoring""; ""Shad: Welcome Home""; ""Management of Other Species""; ""Watermen""; ""Waterfowl""; ""Ch. 4: Resilience""; ""Forests""; ""Nontidal Wetlands""; ""Edges of the Bay""; ""Bottom of the Bay""; ""Upstream and Down""; ""Ch. 5: The Ultimate Issue: People""; ""How We Live""; ""How Many of Us?""; ""Part III: Lessons and Recommendations""; ""Ch. 6: Recommendations""
""What Kind of Bay Do We Want?""""Pollution""; ""Harvests""; ""Resilience""; ""The Ultimate Issue: People""; ""Toward an Environmental Ethic""; ""Appendix A: CBF's State of the Bay Report""; ""Appendix B: Chesapeake 2000""; ""Appendix C: Chesapeake Bay Timeline""; ""Glossary""; ""References""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Index""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-312) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Estuarine area conservation -- Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Land use -- Government policy -- Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Water quality management -- Government policy -- Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Form Electronic book
Author Eichbaum, William M.
ISBN 1610911164 (electronic bk.)
9781610911160 (electronic bk.)