Life along the Inner Coast: A Naturalist's Guide to the Sounds, Inlets, Rivers, and Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West

Life along the Inner Coast: A Naturalist's Guide to the Sounds, Inlets, Rivers, and Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West

by Robert L. Lippson, Alice Jane Lippson

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Overview

For decades, marine scientists Robert and Alice Jane Lippson have traveled the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys aboard their trawler, Odyssey. The culmination of their leisurely journeys, Life along the Inner Coast is a guide to the plants, animals, and habitats found in one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet. It is a valuable resource for naturalists, students, and anyone who lives or vacations along the Atlantic inner coast.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807872277
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Robert L. Lippson has served as senior scientist of the National Marine Fisheries Service's Chesapeake Bay Estuarine Research Program, research scientist at the University of Maryland Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, and adjunct professor at Michigan State University. Alice Jane Lippson has worked as a research scientist at the University of Maryland Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and Martin-Marietta Corporation and as a professional scientific illustrator. They are authors of the popular guidebook Life in the Chesapeake Bay.

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This is a real encyclopedic adventure for the student of wildlife on the Atlantic coast. Only truly knowledgeable naturalists like Robert and Alice Lippson could have produced such a trove of valuable research for the coastal aficionado.—Hedrick L. Smith, correspondent and senior producer of Poisoned Waters

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