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Tales from the underground : a natural history of subterranean life

Author: David W Wolfe
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., ©2001.
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Ecologist David Wolfe takes us on a tour through current scientific knowledge of the subterranean world. We follow the progress of discovery from Charles Darwin's experiments with earthworms, to Lewis and Clark's first encounter with prairie dogs, to the use of new genetic tools that are revealing an astonishingly rich ecosystem beneath our feet. Wolfe plunges us deep into the earth's rocky crust, where life may  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfe, David W. (David Walter)
Tales from the underground.
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., c2001
(OCoLC)606569894
Online version:
Wolfe, David W. (David Walter)
Tales from the underground.
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., c2001
(OCoLC)608814152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Wolfe
ISBN: 0738201286 9780738201283 0738206792 9780738206790
OCLC Number: 46984480
Description: x, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Ancient life --
pt. 2. Life support for planet Earth --
pt. 3. The human factor.
Responsibility: David W. Wolfe.
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