9780465037803

Water

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465037803

  • ISBN10:

    0465037801

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-09-26
  • Publisher: Basic Books

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Summary

Science

Author Biography

Alice Outwater is an environmental engineer, a consultant in sludge management, and the coauthor, with Larry Gonick, of The Cartoon Guide to Environmental Science.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Dismantling the Natural Systemp. 1
The Fur Tradep. 2
Nature's Hydrologistsp. 18
The Woodsp. 34
The Voyage of Rainfallp. 54
A Sea of Grassp. 66
Plowing the Plainsp. 84
Engineering the Waterwaysp. 99
The Water Over the Damp. 100
Mussels, Gators, and the Corpsp. 116
Aqueducts and Toilet Bowesp. 132
Down the Drain, Up the Stackp. 148
What Sludge Tells Youp. 164
Notesp. 187
Indexp. 203
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