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The death and life of the Great Lakes, Dan Egan

Label
The death and life of the Great Lakes
Title
The death and life of the Great Lakes
Statement of responsibility
Dan Egan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the scientific, historical, and ecological factors endangering the Great Lakes, discussing late-nineteenth century efforts to connect the lakes to the Atlantic, which unexpectedly introduced invasive species from the natural world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Dan
Dewey number
577.630977
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH104.5.G7
LC item number
E43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lake ecology
  • Great Lakes (North America)
  • Introduced organisms
  • Nonindigenous aquatic pests
  • Water quality
Label
The death and life of the Great Lakes, Dan Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dream of a fourth seacoast : building the St. Lawrence seaway -- Three fish : the story of lake trout, sea lampreys and alewives -- Farming the lakes : the introduction of coho and chinook salmon -- Noxious cargo : the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels -- Continental undivide : Asian carp and Chicago's backwards river -- Conquering a continent : the mussel infestation of the west -- America's dead sea : toxic algae and the Toledo water crisis -- Plugging the drain : the never-ending threat to siphon away great lakes water -- A shaky balancing act : climate change and the fall and rise of the lakes -- A Great Lake revival : charting a course toward integrity, stability and balance
Control code
sky285071627
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780393246438
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016039546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
03/17 lr; kg 11/18
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The death and life of the Great Lakes, Dan Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dream of a fourth seacoast : building the St. Lawrence seaway -- Three fish : the story of lake trout, sea lampreys and alewives -- Farming the lakes : the introduction of coho and chinook salmon -- Noxious cargo : the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels -- Continental undivide : Asian carp and Chicago's backwards river -- Conquering a continent : the mussel infestation of the west -- America's dead sea : toxic algae and the Toledo water crisis -- Plugging the drain : the never-ending threat to siphon away great lakes water -- A shaky balancing act : climate change and the fall and rise of the lakes -- A Great Lake revival : charting a course toward integrity, stability and balance
Control code
sky285071627
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780393246438
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016039546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
03/17 lr; kg 11/18
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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