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Natural history of San Francisco Bay

Author: Ariel Rubissow Okamoto; Kathleen M Wong
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series: California natural history guides, 102.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bustling with oil tankers, laced with pollutants, and crowded with forty-six cities, the San Francisco Bay is home to healthy eelgrass beds, young Dungeness crabs and sharks, and millions of  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ariel Rubissow Okamoto; Kathleen M Wong
ISBN: 9780520268258 0520268253 9780520268265 0520268261
OCLC Number: 681535236
Description: xiv, 335 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Taking the plunge --
Beneath the surface : what is an estuary? --
Visible and invisible life : fish, birds, and other wildlife --
History of human changes : 1800s-1960s --
The environmental backlash : 1960s-present --
Restoration frontiers : the watershed --
Restoration frontiers : the Bay --
Climate change and the Bay's future.
Series Title: California natural history guides, 102.
Responsibility: Ariel Rubissow Okamoto, Kathleen M. Wong.

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"A hugely informative primer on San Francisco Bay." -- Georgia Rowe San Jose Mercury News 20111231 "Absorbing all the information in this illuminating primer helped me appreciate the seething Read more...

 
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