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The South Carolina Aquarium Guide to Aquatic Habitats of South Carolina

By: Pete Laurie and David Chamberlain

326 pages, 5 col illus, 42 illus, 5 maps

University of South Carolina Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #145131 | ISBN: 1570034605
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Hardback | Jul 2002 | #145130 | ISBN: 1570034591
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About this book

With almost a quarter of its acreage covered by water, South Carolina is a small state distinguished by biological diversity and an extensive range of habitats. Underscoring the fact that the state's streams, rivers, lakes, swamps, marshes and estuaries form a single, interrelated system, Pete Laurie and David Chamberlain explore the particular wetland habitats in each of South Carolina's 5 physiographic regions. They describe habitats as varied as waterfalls, blackwater swamps, and tidal creeks and as distinctive as Carolina Bays.


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Biography

Pete Laurie is a South Carolina Department of Natural Resources retired information specialist who now works as a freelance writer and woodworker. He has written more than a hundred feature articles for South Carolina Wildlife magazine and other publications. A native of Pennsylvania, Laurie has lived for more than thirty years on the South Carolina coast, and there he has nurtured his lifelong interest in birds, ecology, and natural history. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, David Chamberlain has more than forty years' experience as a naturalist. He is an avid fisherman and ornithologist with a heritage rich in the natural history of South Carolina. A field biologist for the Corps of Engineers, he coordinates and co-compiles the ACE Basin Christmas Bird Count with Pete Laurie. Chamberlain lives in Mount Pleasant.

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