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Author Niemeyer, Lucian.

Title Desert wetlands / Lucian Niemeyer ; text by Thomas Lowe Fleischner.

Publication Info. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Oversized    578.754 NIE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xi, 148 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-148).
Contents 1. The greatest alchemy. Rio Grande/Rio Bravo del Norte ; Marshes along the Rio Grande -- 2. Getting our bearings. Galapagos of the desert ; Flowing through the land of singing stone -- 3. The many faces of desert water. Ribbons of green: In the land of cranes ; The hundred waters-Ciénegas, marshes, and springs: Ribons of green ; Where dry stone sprouts wet life -- 4. The human touch. Carrying water: Arivaca Ciénega and Creek (Arizona) ; Forsaking heaven: the Colorado River ; The conviction to care -- Taxonomy of species mentioned in the text.
Summary "In Desert Wetlands a distinguished photographer and passionate naturalist document sites in the American Southwest and Mexico that are gauges to the environment. The wetlands included are Cuatro Cienegas Basin in Coahuila, Mexico, the San Pedro River in Arizona, the Escalante River in Utah, the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico, the playas and wetlands in Arizona, the Mohave Desert in California, and the Big Bend National Park in Texas."--Jacket.
Subject Desert ecology -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Deserts -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Wetland ecology -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Wetlands -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Fleischner, Thomas Lowe, 1954-
ISBN 0826332609 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780826332608 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0826332617 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780826332615 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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