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Rivers of the United States, Volume 1: Estuaries

Series: Rivers of the United States Volume: 1

By: Ruth Patrick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Oct 1994 | #39773 | ISBN: 0471303453
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This is the first of a series of books providing a comprehensive, unified and integrated treatment of all the major rivers and estuaries of the contiguous United States. The hydrology, chemistry and biology of rivers in natural circumstances are described. This volume deals with estuaries, those biologically productive zones where rivers meet the oceans.


Physical Characteristics of Estuaries. Northern New England Estuaries. Southern New England Estuaries. Middle Atlantic Estuaries. Southeastern Estuaries. South Florida Seagrasses. Mangrove Estuaries: South Florida, Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Estuaries: Florida, Louisiana. Southern California Estuaries. Puget Sound. Species Index.

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