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Title The Hudson : an illustrated guide to the living river / Stephen P. Stanne, Roger G. Panetta, Brian E. Forist, Maija Niemisto.
Author Stanne, Stephen P., 1950- author.
Publication New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2021.
Edition Third edition.
Description pages cm
Note "A Project of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A physical overview of the Hudson -- Energy flow and nutrient cycles in the Hudson -- The Hudson's habitats and plant communities -- The Hudson's invertebrate animals -- The Hudson's fishes -- The Hudson's birds and beasts -- Exploration, colonization, and revolution -- The romantic river -- Industrialization and the transformation of the landscape -- Conservation and environmentalism -- Resolving river conflicts -- Is the Hudson getting cleaner? -- Climate change and the Hudson -- Afterword.
Summary "Since 1996, The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River has been an essential resource for understanding the full sweep of the great river's natural history and human heritage. This updated third edition includes the latest information about theongoing fight against pollution and environmental damage to the river, plus vibrant new full-color illustrations showing the plants and wildlife that make this ecosystem so special. This volume gives a detailed account of the Hudson River's history, including the geological forces that created it, the various peoples who have lived on its banks, and the great works of art it has inspired. It also showcases the many species making a home on this waterway, including the Atlantic sturgeon, the bald eagle, the invasive zebra mussel, and the herons of New York Harbor. Combining both scientific and historical perspectives, this book demonstrates why the Hudson and its valley have been so central to the environmental movement. As it charts the progress made towards restoring the river ecosystem and the effects of emerging threats like climate change, The Hudson identifies concrete ways that readers can help. To that end, royalties from the sale of this book will go to the non-profit environmental advocacy groupHudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Natural history -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Stream ecology -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Environmental conditions.
Addl. Author Panetta, Roger G., 1939- author.
Forist, Brian E., 1956- author.
Niemisto, Maija, author.
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc., sponsoring body.
ISBN 9781978814059

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