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Fresh Water

By: EC Pielou

275 pages, 81 line illus

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | May 2000 | #101897 | ISBN: 0226668169
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Hardback | Oct 1998 | #86174 | ISBN: 0226668150
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About this book

Describes the natural history of fresh water, and explores where it comes from, where it goes, how it moves over and under the earth and into the atmosphere, and how it affects the land.


Contents

Prologue Ch. 1: The Water Cycle Ch. 2: Water below the Ground: Groundwater Ch. 3: Groundwater in Use Ch. 4: Water below the Ground: Vadose Water Ch. 5: Flowing Water: Rivers and Streams Ch. 6: Rivers at Work Ch. 7: Lakes Ch. 8: When Water Freezes Ch. 9: Dams, Diversions, and Reservoirs Ch. 10: Wetlands Ch. 11: Microscopic Life Ch. 12: Water in the Atmosphere: Vapor, Clouds, Rain, and Snow Notes Index

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