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Category: All Categories: Conservation and Environment: Ecosystems
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Boesch, Donald F. and Greer, Jack (eds)  
Chesapeake Futures: Choices for the 21st Century
Publisher: Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, 2003 Edgewater, MD.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall "The Chesapeake Bay - heart of the Mid-Atlantic seaboard - faces enormous challenges int he coming decades. While the Bay has ithstood heavy loads of sediment and waste in the past, an increasing population and sprawling development patterns have raised the stakes. Choices made now, whether by policy makes, resource managers or citizens, will haqve profound effects on the Chesapeake of tomorrow. Chesapeake Futures outlines the likely consequences of some of the choices we are now making and their implications for the future of the nation's largest and historically most productive estuary. Those potential outcomes take the form of three scenarios for the Bay's future, timed to the year 2030: Recent Trends, if recently observed conditions continue, but with a growing population; Current Objectives, if we largely reach the goals set forth in multijurisdictional Bay agreements; and Feasible Alternatives, if we put in place a series of additional innovative programs and new technologies..." Oversized trade paperback. Illustrated. 160 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Hairston, Sr., Nelson G.  
Ecological Experiments. Purpose, Design, and Execution.

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991..
Reprint paperback. Pevious owner's name, o/w clean. VG. Soft Cover

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Horton, Tom  
Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay (Revised and Expanded Edition)
Publisher: Island Press, 2001 Washington, DC.
ISBN: 1559631015 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Very Good. Hardcover Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by author on half-title page! First printing. "The Chesapeake Bay is one of the most productive bodies of water in the world. Six states depend on it for commerce, tourism, fishing, and transportation. With its surrounding wetlands it constitutes one of the most important ecosystems in the country. Yet, for all of its importance, it is still being destroyed. For at least a decade, regional and national concern has generated truly historic measures to save the Chesapeake Bay. Although a tremendous amount has been achieved, there remains much to be done. Turning the Tide, written by Tom Horton with William Eichbaum for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, examines the health of the entire bay ecosystem and assesses what has been done and what remains to be done to clean up the bay.." xxiv + 328 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in VERY GOOD condition.

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