Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672828
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"The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water.

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140178241
Size: 35.37 MB
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Details the achievements of creating a desert civilization and projects on the future problems of limited groundwater reserves, silting up of reservoirs, and contamination of soil

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287894
Size: 77.23 MB
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New to this updated edition: * Additional maps, figures, and photos * Expanded coverage of potential impacts to precipitation, snowpack, and water supply from climate change * Updated information about the struggle for water management and ...

Crossing The Next Meridian

Author: Charles F. Wilkinson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 159726914X
Size: 33.21 MB
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In Crossing the Next Meridian, Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come.

Dead Pool

Author: James Lawrence Powell
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254770
Size: 67.93 MB
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Writing for a wide audience, Powell shows us exactly why an urgent threat during the first half of the twenty-first century will come not from the rising of the seas but from the falling of the reservoirs."--BOOK JACKET.

Colorado Water Law For Non Lawyers

Author: P. Andrew Jones
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9780870819698
Size: 46.19 MB
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This book will appeal to at students, non-lawyers involved with water issues, and general readers interested in Colorado’s complex water rights law.

A Dangerous Place

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142003831
Size: 14.48 MB
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Reprint. In "A Dangerous Place, Marc Reisner, the author of "Cadillac Desert, the classic history of the American West and its fatal dependence on water, returns to the subject that never ceased to seduce him: California.

Water Is For Fighting Over

Author: John Fleck
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916794
Size: 38.46 MB
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John Fleck shows how western communities, whether farmers and city-dwellers or U.S. environmentalists and Mexican water managers, actually have a promising record of conservation and cooperation.

Dam Nation

Author: Stephen Grace
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076278587X
Size: 61.78 MB
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Dam Nation looks first to the past, to the stories of the California gold rush and the earliest attempts by men to shape the landscape and tame it, takes us to the “Great American Desert” and the settlement of the west under the theory ...

Redesigning The American Lawn

Author: F. Herbert Bormann
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300086942
Size: 17.89 MB
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The authors in this book state that the lawn may be an ecological anachronism, and they argue that we must rethink the way we care for our lawns so that these small pieces of the environment will demonstrate our commitment to a more ...