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A world of rivers : environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers, Ellen Wohl

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A world of rivers : environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers
Title
A world of rivers
Title remainder
environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Wohl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Far from being the serene, natural streams of yore, modern rivers have been diverted, dammed, dumped in, and dried up, all in efforts to harness their power for human needs. But these rivers have also undergone environmental change. The old adage says you can't step in the same river twice, and Ellen Wohl would agree--natural and synthetic change are so rapid on the world's great waterways that rivers are transforming and disappearing right before our eyes. A World of Rivers explores the confluence of human and environmental change on ten of the great rivers of the world. Ranging from the Murra
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wohl, Ellen E.
Dewey number
551.48/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GB1205
LC item number
.W64 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GB1205
NAL item number
.W64 2011
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rivers
  • Nature
  • Global environmental change
  • Stream health
  • Stream ecology
  • NATURE
  • Global environmental change
  • Nature
  • Rivers
  • Stream ecology
  • Stream health
  • Geography
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Physical Geography
Label
A world of rivers : environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers, Ellen Wohl
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A round river -- The Amazon : rivers of blushing dolphins -- Interlude -- The Ob : killing grandmother -- Interlude -- The Nile : lifeline in the desert -- Interlude -- The Danube : remnants of beauty -- Interlude -- The Ganges : eternally pure? -- Interlude -- The Mississippi : once and future river -- Interlude -- The Murray-Darling : stumbling in the waltz -- Interlude -- The Congo : river that swallows all rivers -- Interlude -- The Chang Jiang : bridling a dragon -- Interlude -- The Mackenzie : river on the brink -- An ebbing flow
Control code
690177774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226904801
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
335deae5-8ef0-46d1-b5a8-c81c20f84e76
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)690177774
Label
A world of rivers : environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers, Ellen Wohl
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A round river -- The Amazon : rivers of blushing dolphins -- Interlude -- The Ob : killing grandmother -- Interlude -- The Nile : lifeline in the desert -- Interlude -- The Danube : remnants of beauty -- Interlude -- The Ganges : eternally pure? -- Interlude -- The Mississippi : once and future river -- Interlude -- The Murray-Darling : stumbling in the waltz -- Interlude -- The Congo : river that swallows all rivers -- Interlude -- The Chang Jiang : bridling a dragon -- Interlude -- The Mackenzie : river on the brink -- An ebbing flow
Control code
690177774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226904801
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
335deae5-8ef0-46d1-b5a8-c81c20f84e76
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)690177774

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