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Author Rosen, Rudolph A. (Rudolph Albert), 1952-

Title Texas aquatic science / Rudolph A. Rosen
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series River books / sponsored by the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University
River books (Series)
Contents Foreword / by Andrew Sansom -- Acknowledgments -- About the Texas Aquatic Science Project -- Water is life -- The ultimate recyclable: Water -- What is your watershed address? -- Living in water -- From sun to sunfish -- Texas aquatic ecosystems -- Aquifers and springs -- Streams and rivers -- Lakes and ponds -- Wetlands -- Bays and estuaries -- Oceans: the Gulf of Mexico -- Fishing for conservation -- Water for people and the environment -- Appendix A: Guidelines for teachers -- Appendix B: TEKS in Texas aquatic science -- -- Glossary
Summary This classroom resource provides clear, concise scientific information in an understandable and enjoyable way about water and aquatic life. Spanning the hydrologic cycle from rain to watersheds, aquifers to springs, rivers to estuaries, ample illustrations promote understanding of important concepts and clarify major ideas. Aquatic science is covered comprehensively, with relevant principles of chemistry, physics, geology, geography, ecology, and biology included throughout the text. Emphasizing water sustainability and conservation, the book tells us what we can do personally to conserve for t
Notes "Texas aquatic science" is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum consisting of this book, a teacher guide, specially produced videos, and supplementary materials. The teacher guide, videos, and other resources can be found at and They can also be accessed through the websites of the project partners: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, and the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi."
Includes index
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Subject Aquatic sciences -- Texas -- Textbooks.
Water resources development -- Texas -- Textbooks.
Water-supply -- Texas -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1623492270 (electronic bk)
9781623492274 (electronic bk)