Where the great river rises :an atlas of the Connecticut River Watershed in Vermont and New Hampshire /Rebecca A. Brown, editor.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-288841

Description

xv, 263 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.

Details

Originator

Brown, Rebecca A., 1959-

Contents

Foreword / Sharon F. Francis -- Preface / Barry Lawson -- A note on map making / Bob Gagliuso -- Acknowledgments / Rebecca A. Brown and Barry Lawson -- Introduction: Connections with the river / W.D. Wetherell -- Part I: The physical landscape. -- Introduction -- Physiography and bedrock geology / Jon Kim and David Wunsch -- Glacial geology / Laurence Becker and David Wunsch -- Soils / Thomas Villars -- Part II: Climate and weather. -- Introduction / Nat Tripp -- Weather and climate / Steve Maleski -- Extreme weather events / Natalie Koch -- Climate change / Natalie Koch -- Part III: The river and watershed. -- Introduction -- Subwatersheds and major tributaries / Adair D. Mulligan and Bob Gagliuso -- Groundwater / Sarah Flanagan -- Streamflow / Richard Moore -- Water quality / Adair M. Mulligan -- Water management / Cleve Kapala and Rebecca A. Brown.
Part IV: The natural environment. -- Introduction -- Habitats and natural communities / Ned Swanberg -- Forests / Charles V. Cogbill -- Wetlands / Brett Engstrom -- Flora / David S. Conant -- Birds / Charlie Browne -- Fish / David L. Deen -- Reptiles and amphibians / Jim Andrews -- Mammals / Ted Levin -- Part V: Human history of the watershed. -- Introduction -- Native space / Lisa Brooks, Donna Roberts Moody, and John Moody -- Early settlement / Jere Daniell -- Early agriculture / Steve Taylor -- The Industrial Era / Richard Ewald -- Part VI: Current watershed patterns. -- Introduction -- Contemporary agriculture / Steve Taylor -- Land use / Kevin Geiger and Barry Lawson -- The Postindustrial economy / Preston Gilbert and Rebecca A. Brown -- Demographics / Will Sawyer and Barry Lawson -- Part VII: Transportation and energy. -- Introduction -- Water travel / Sharon A. Penney -- Roads / Sharon A. Penney and Barry Lawson -- Railroads / Nat Tripp and Sharon A. Penney -- Aviation / Roger Damon, Jr. -- Energy / John Marshall and Barbara Ripley -- Part VIII: Culture, education, and recreation. -- Introduction -- Cultural institutions / Rebecca A. Brown -- Dartmouth College / James Wright -- Tourism and historic sites / Rebecca A. Brown and Judy Hayward -- Recreation / Adair D. Mulligan -- Epilogue: Opportunities and challenges / Sharon F. Francis.

Publication

Hanover, N.H. :

Description

xv, 263 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-246) and index.

ISBN

9781584657651 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1584657650 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks G1227.C62 W48 2009

Material Type

Maps.

Places

Connecticut River Watershed
United States