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Sustaining Lake Superior : an extraordinary lake in a changing world / Nancy Langston.

Langston, Nancy. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library QH 104.5 .S85 L36 2017 30775305529894 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300212983
  • ISBN: 0300212984
  • ISBN: 9780300231663
  • ISBN: 0300231660
  • Physical Description: xv, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven ; Yale University Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-277) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Ecological history of the Lake Superior Basin -- Industrializing the forests, 1870s to 1930s -- The postwar pollution boom -- Taconite and the fight over Reserve Mining Company -- Mining pollution debates,1950s through the 1970s -- Mining, toxics, and environmental justice for the Anishinaabe -- The mysteries of toxaphene and toxic fish -- The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements -- Climate change, contaminants, and the future of Lake Superior -- Notes -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
A compelling exploration of Lake Superior's conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change.
Subject: Superior, Lake > History.
Lake conservation > Superior, Lake.
Water quality > Superior, Lake.
Water > Pollution > Superior, Lake.
Natural history > Superior, Lake.
Lake ecology > Superior, Lake.
Climatic changes > Superior, Lake.
Superior, Lake > Environmental conditions.
Superior, Lake > Description and travel.

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