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Earth Ponds A to Z: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

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From the author of Earth Ponds, the definitive reference guide to constructed earth ponds.
This A-Z guide provides pond owners and builders with an at-a-glance reference to answer any question. From acid rain to zooplankton, pond guru Tim Matson defines and explains more than two hundred terms associated with pond building and maintenance, both familiar and obscure. Here the reader will find descriptions and definitions of all significant pond elements, including structural ...

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Overview

From the author of Earth Ponds, the definitive reference guide to constructed earth ponds.
This A-Z guide provides pond owners and builders with an at-a-glance reference to answer any question. From acid rain to zooplankton, pond guru Tim Matson defines and explains more than two hundred terms associated with pond building and maintenance, both familiar and obscure. Here the reader will find descriptions and definitions of all significant pond elements, including structural features, construction materials, water conditions and treatments, aquacultural topics and crops, environmental concerns, government support and regulatory agencies, landscaping, and more. More than two hundred illustrated entries distill the latest information on ponds into a unique and definitive companion for pond owners and builders.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881504941
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Matson, a writer and aquaculture consultant, has been advising people how to build and maintain ponds and wetlands for more than 25 years through Earth Ponds, his pond design and restoration consulting firm. He has written numerous magazine articles on ponds and aquaculture for Yankee, Harrowsmith Country Life, Country Journal, and Vermont Life. He is also the author of the Earth Ponds books and video and The Earth Ponds Sourcebook. He lives in Thetford Center, Vermont.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Earth Ponds A to Z 1
Appendix A Conversion Formulas 217
Appendix B Formulas for Determining the Surface Acreage of a Pond 219
Bibliography 221
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