Discovering the Desert: The Legacy of the Carnegie Desert Botanical Laboratory

Discovering the Desert: The Legacy of the Carnegie Desert Botanical Laboratory

by William G. McGinnies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816507198

ISBN-13: 9780816507191

Pub. Date: 04/01/1981

Publisher: University of Arizona Press


McGinnies's book is an excellent review of all aspects of the Sonoran desert and its mountains: geographic, climatic, and geologic.—American Scientist

"This book provides a fascinating introduction to desert life in the Southwest."—True West

"This true labor of love by an outstanding arid lands authority will broaden horizons, deepen

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McGinnies's book is an excellent review of all aspects of the Sonoran desert and its mountains: geographic, climatic, and geologic.—American Scientist

"This book provides a fascinating introduction to desert life in the Southwest."—True West

"This true labor of love by an outstanding arid lands authority will broaden horizons, deepen understanding, and heighten awareness of the debt we owe to the founders of the Desert Laboratory."—Arizona Highways

"A great source of revelation. . . . Easy and enjoyable to read and has left me with a great respect for the diversity of ways in which desert plants adapt to extremes."—Sylvia Martinelli, Journal of Arid Environments

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816507191
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Publication date:
04/01/1981
Pages:
276

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