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The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem Processes and Sustainability

By: Robert H Webb(Editor), Lynn F Fenstermaker(Editor), Jill S Heaton(Editor), Debra L Hughson(Editor), Eric V McDonald(Editor), David M Miller(Editor), Charles Wilkinson(Foreword By)

481 pages, 12 plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

University of Nevada Press

Hardback | May 2009 | #184293 | ISBN-13: 9780874177763
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The Mojave Desert presents new research on the Mojave Desert and the contributors discuss the desert from several perspectives including regional threats such as expanding human populations, climate change, atmospheric nitrogen deposition and invasive plants, the impact of roads in a desert ecosystem, soils and plant communities, shrinking aquifers and the monitoring and sustainability of this fragile ecosystem.

This book will be a 'must have' for any scientist, student, or land manager working in the Mojave Desert region. - Walter G. Whitford, Senior Research Ecologist Emeritus, New Mexico University"

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Robert H. Webb is a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and teaches at the University of Arizona. Lynn F. Fenstermaker is a remote-sensing research professor at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jill S. Heaton is an assistant professor of geography at the University of Nevada, Reno. Debra L. Hughson is a science advisor for the Mojave National Preserve of the National Park Service. Eric V. McDonald is a research professor with the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada. David M. Miller is a research geologist for the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California.

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