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California Rivers and Streams: The Conflict Between Fluvial Process and Land Use

 
 
 
 
California Rivers and Streams: The Conflict Between Fluvial Process and Land Use
Author: Jeffrey F. Mount
ISBN 13: 9780520202504
ISBN 10: 520202503
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1995-11-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 376
List Price: $36.95
 
 

"A thinking person's guide to the physical processes behind the problems of managing California's rivers in a flowing historical narrative style that's a pleasure to read."—Peter M. Sadler, University of California, Riverside

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Mount (geology, U. of California-Davis) provides an overview of the physical and biological processes that shape the state's rivers and watersheds, introducing basic principles of hydrology and geomorphology and applying them to clarify differences between the state's many rivers and evaluating the impact on waterways of different land use practices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)