Biogeochemistry of a Subalpine Ecosystem: Loch Vale Watershed

Biogeochemistry of a Subalpine Ecosystem: Loch Vale Watershed

by Jill Baron

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Reports the findings of a study in the Rocky Mountain National Park, northwest of Denver, to investigate in detail the biogeochemical processes at work in a small natural watershed, and to assess the impact of acid rain in the alpine and subalpine environment. Characterizes the precipitation, bedrock, soils, lakes and streams, aquatic organisms, and woody vegetation and discusses how these impact and are impacted by chemical interactions among natural and introduced compounds. Also considers methodology. Of interest to scientists in ecology, and to environmental managers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Springer New York
Publication date:
Ecological Studies Series, #90
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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