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After the Ice Age : the return of life to glaciated North America

Author: E C Pielou
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
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The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today. "One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."?Ottowa Journal. "A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the past 20,000 years. More important, the book conveys an intimate appreciation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pielou, E.C., 1924-
After the Ice Age.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991
(DLC) 90011024
(OCoLC)21518147
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E C Pielou
ISBN: 0226668096 9780226668093
OCLC Number: 45843330
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 366 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. 1. Preliminaries --
pt. 2. The time of maximum ice --
pt. 3. The melting of the ice --
pt. 4. The Pleistocene / Holocene transition --
pt. 5. Our present epoch, the holocene.
Responsibility: E.C. Pielou.
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The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today. "One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."?Ottowa Journal. "A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the past 20,000 years. More important, the book conveys an intimate appreciation of the rich variety of nature through time."?S. David Webb, Science.

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