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The Boundary Waters Wilderness ecosystem

Author: Miron L Heinselman
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. ; London : University of Minnesota Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miron L Heinselman
ISBN: 081662805X 9780816628056 0816628041 9780816628049
OCLC Number: 183093939
Description: xiii, 334, [2] pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: ch. 2. Climate of the Boundary Waters --
ch. 3. Origin of the lakes and landforms --
ch. 4. Forest communities --
ch. 5. Early forest and human history --
ch. 6. Fire origin of the virgin forests --
ch. 7. Forest ecosystem porcesses in relation to fire --
ch. 8. Big-pine logging era: 1895 to 1930 --
ch. 9. Pulpwood logging era: 1935 to 1978 --
ch. 10. Dynamic forest osaic yesterday and today --
ch. 11. Fire-management programs to maintain and restore the natural forest mosaic --
ch. 12. Role of mammals in the ecosystem --
ch. 13. Role of birds in the ecosystem --
ch. 14. Lake and stream ecosystems --
ch. 15. Visitor impacts on the ecosystem --
ch. 16. Tomorrow's wilderness.
Responsibility: Miron Heinselman.


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