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Virtual Rivers: Lessons from the Mountain Rivers of the Colorada Front Range

By: Ellen E Wohl

216 pages, B/w illus

Yale University Press

Paperback | Apr 2001 | #117600 | ISBN: 0300084846
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About this book

Documents two hundred years of land-use patterns on Colorado's Front Range and their wide-ranging effects on river ecosystems.

Wohl masterfully combines scientific knowledge, historical analysis, and a passion for mountain landscapes in a compelling look at what humans have done to rivers and what we need to do to restore and protect them. Sandra Postel, director, Global Water Policy Project, and author of Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last?"

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Ellen E. Wohl is professor of geology at Colorado State University.

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