Rivers of the United States, Volume III: The Eastern and Southeastern States / Edition 1

Rivers of the United States, Volume III: The Eastern and Southeastern States / Edition 1

by Ruth Patrick
ISBN-10:
0471303461
ISBN-13:
9780471303466
Pub. Date:
05/28/1996
Publisher:
Wiley

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Rivers of the United States, Volume III: The Eastern and Southeastern States / Edition 1

This book details the biological and physical characteristics of river systems in the eastern and southeastern United States. Future volumes will deal with the Mississippi drainage, rivers of the American west and southwest, pollution and environmental management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471303466
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/1996
Series: Rivers of the United States Series , #3
Pages: 848
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Patrick is a 1996 recipient of the President's National Medal of Science, the most prestigious scientific honor in American Science. She holds the Francis Boyer chair of Limnology at the National Academy of Sciences in Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

New England Headwaters.

Main Stem—Kennebec River.

Main Stem—Connecticut River.

Headwaters—Hudson River.

Headwaters—Mid-Atlantic Piedmont Streams.

Headwaters—Mid-Atlantic Hardwater.

Headwaters—Mid-Atlantic Appalachian.

Streams of the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

Main Stem—Potamac River.

Main Stem—James River.

Southeastern Piedmont Headwaters.

Southeastern Coastal Plain Headwaters.

Main Stem—Cape Fear River.

Main Stem—Congaree River.

Main Stem—Wateree River.

Savannah River.

Softwater Headwaters of the Mobile Bay Drainage.

Headwater—Perdido River.

Index.

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