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Northern Lakes And Rivers

Author : W. C. MacKay
ISBN : STANFORD:36105034199005
Genre : Freshwater biology
File Size : 62.38 MB
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Series of papers which focus on the major physical and biological processes which operate in lakes and rivers in northern regions. A number of topics are examined including accumulation of snow, formation and break-up of ice cover, effects of low oxygen levels on invertebrates, structure of fish communities in small northern lakes.
Category: Freshwater biology

African Lakes And Rivers

Author : Carla Atkins
ISBN : 9781438957326
Genre : Education
File Size : 88.58 MB
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ENJOY AFRICAN PUZZLES BOOKS The African Countries Word Search Puzzles are unique and fun for their originality. The geographies are full of extraordinary nature, beauty, places, people, languages, and animals. Relax and enjoy as you embark on a journey throughout the African continent from Madagascar to Niger, from Namibia to Nigeria, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the African Savanna in Kenya .
Category: Education

Polar Lakes And Rivers

Author : Warwick F. Vincent
ISBN : 9780199213887
Genre : Nature
File Size : 39.95 MB
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This book provides an overview of the ecology of high latitude lakes, rivers and glacial environments in both the North and South polar regions. It describes each ecosystem type, the remarkable aquatic life that thrives in these extreme habitats, and the similarities and differences between Arctic and Antarctic waters.
Category: Nature

Lakes And Rivers

Author : Richard Taylor
ISBN : 1855858436
Genre : Art
File Size : 70.19 MB
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Here are professional quality techniques for capturing realistic reflections in still pools, “white-water” torrents, glistening wet rocks, waterfalls, shorelines, partially submerged objects, and more. A variety of projects let you try your hand at successfully translating beautiful landscapes in watercolor. “Take along and set by the outdoor easel.”—Library Journal.
Category: Art

Oceans Lakes And Rivers

Author : Melanie Ostopowich
ISBN : 1489657940
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 90.45 MB
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In this series, readers are introduced to the science behind Earths water. A combination of vibrant photography and interesting text encourage readers to learn more about water science.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Lakes And Rivers

Author : Charles Ottley Groom Napier
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 24.55 MB
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Category: Children's stories

Pollution Of Lakes And Rivers

Author : John P. Smol
ISBN : 9781444307573
Genre : Science
File Size : 22.36 MB
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Now in its second edition, Pollution of Lakes and Rivers provides essential insights into present-day water quality problems from an international perspective. Explains simply and effectively how lake sediments can be used to reconstruct pollution history Includes over 200 additional references and a new chapter on recent climatic change and its effects on water quality and quantity Tackles present-day water quality problems from an international perspective Previously published by Hodder Arnold PowerPoint slides of the artwork from the book are available from: Reviews: "This is a very well-written and wide-ranging volume that is both instructive and topical. It is likely to prove useful as an introduction to the general area, a reference source and for teaching purposes." (The Holocene, November 2008) "If you thought that paleolimnology was just mud, pollen, and diatoms then you will likely be both struck by the complexity of this field of research and grateful that John Smol, FRSC, has described it so clearly and broadly. Simply put, the second edition is an excellent book." ( Journal of Phycology, 2008) “This is a useful text. It provides a good level of detail so that the beginner in this area can appreciate what palaeolimnology can (and cannot) achieve. It goes beyond the simple introduction to provide a detailed understanding of how techniques can be applied ... This is a different take on the usual pollution text and would be of great use to those wishing to understand more from sedimentary records.” Taken from the British Ecological Society’s Teaching Ecology website "John Smol has extensive experience in this field of paleoenvironmental research which he combines well with his excellent written communication skills to produce a text that is easy to read but also thought provoking." (Quaternary Science Reviews, 2009) “The breadth of coverage in this text is impressive.” (Lake and Reservoir Management, 2009) “If I could speak with fluidity and clarity in my lectures as consistently as John Smol writes my students would be very grateful.” (Journal of Paleolimnology, 2009)
Category: Science

River And Lake Ice Engineering

Author : George D. Ashton
ISBN : 0918334594
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 26.16 MB
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Category: Technology & Engineering

Fresh Water

Author : Jennifer Bosveld
ISBN : 1589980824
Genre : American poetry
File Size : 72.54 MB
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Category: American poetry

The Ecology Of Tropical Lakes And Rivers

Author : A. I. Payne
ISBN : UCAL:B5022576
Genre : Science
File Size : 37.77 MB
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A self-contained text reviewing tropical limnology. Discusses a number of communities in detail, including plankton, benthic regions, and the water margins. Introduces the characteristic types and assemblies of animals and plants from tropical communities. The measurement and relative magnitude of such quantifiable aspects as abundance, biomass, primary production, secondary production, and decomposition are all outlined, drawing together the diverse threads of freshwater ecology over one of the earth's climatic belts. Deals with use and abuse of water in the tropics and looks at problems of diversity and diversification in tropical waters.
Category: Science

Introduction To Paddling

Author : American Canoe Association
ISBN : 0897322029
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 40.41 MB
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This amply illustrated introduction to flatwater and river paddling will be an important resource for both instructors and those who like to teach themselves.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Conservation Management Of Freshwater Habitats

Author : Neville C. Morgan
ISBN : 9789401158589
Genre : Nature
File Size : 56.48 MB
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In this book the authors have applied research knowledge to the solution of practical problems facing wildlife conservation in freshwater habitats. Subjects covered include: evaluation of the conservation interest of sites; practical protection and management of freshwater habitats; species conservation.
Category: Nature

Poisoned Rivers And Lakes

Author : Ellen Lawrence
ISBN : 1627241051
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 41.79 MB
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Examines water pollution in rivers and lakes, discussing the types of pollution that can be found there, where they come from, and how to stop it.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rivers Lakes

Author : Chris Oxlade
ISBN : 0431156220
Genre : Lake ecology
File Size : 59.77 MB
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This new series introduces the pupil to the astounding habitiats of the world around us. - Clear scientific and geographical information in an entertaining and easy to read style - Focuses on green issues and how mankind has affected the environment - Useful for pupils studying areas of the curriculum involving geography and ecological topics. - Contains colourful diagrams and photographs to keep interest levels high
Category: Lake ecology

Lakes And Rivers

Author : Trevor Day
ISBN : 9781438100630
Genre : Lake ecology
File Size : 64.70 MB
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The geography and geology of lakes and rivers is a fascinating subject. From plankton to larger fishes and wildlife, rivers and lakes are rich with biodiversity. The earliest civilizations were based around rivers, including the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates, and Indus and Huang Ho valleys. Illustrating the physical geography, hydrology, ecology, and human use of these areas, Lakes and Rivers provides an excellent overview of the past, present, and future of these habitats. This volume concludes with a discussion of threats to rivers and lakes, such as overharvesting, effects of damming, pollution, and climate change, as well as ways to manage and protect these habitats.
Category: Lake ecology

Gaggle Of Geese Animal Groups On Lakes Rivers

Author : Alex Kuskowski
ISBN : 9781614800910
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 66.67 MB
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This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on lakes & rivers. From a colony of frogs to an asylum of loons, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction