Encyclopedia Of Tidepools And Rocky Shores

Author: Mark W. Denny
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520251182
Size: 41.78 MB
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"This is the book I have been waiting for! Written by experts in each field, this encyclopedia provides a wealth of information not only about the tidepool and shore life but also the oceanography associated with these habitats. This will be a major reference guide for years to come."--Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Executive Director, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, Scripps Institution of Oceanography "The "Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores" covers much more than one might guess. It ranges from oceanography, to physiology, biomechanics, and conservation science, along with the expected treatment of the diverse groups of organisms that live in those habitats. The coverage of each topic is kept short and comprehensible to almost everyone, from high schools to colleges, and certainly to the general public interested in learning more about this fascinating part of our natural world. Best of all, the editors have managed to get some of the best scientists in the world, the absolute experts in their fields, to write the articles. The relatively short length of each entry also makes this book an ideal source for assigned readings to accompany marine biology, ecology, or oceanography classes, laboratories and field trips. It will be much appreciated by teachers and students."--Ken Sebens, Director of the Friday Harbor Marine Laboratories, University of Washington "The place where vast oceans meet the land is wondrous, complex and fascinating. Visitors from research scientists to toddlers have explored these ecosystems--one of nature's most popular theme parks. Anyone who has spent time amongst the sea stars, crabs and kelp departs full of unanswered questions. Now these questions can be answered by dipping into the "Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores." The editors and contributors to this reference have created a new standard that will be an immediate classic."--Leon Panetta, Director, The Leon & Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy "This volume is a wonderful introduction to the hidden and fascinating world of rocky tidepools. Grab a copy and head out with your kids or students for an outdoor experience that's sure to get them hooked. From remarkable adaptations of marine algae to weird animal life histories, tidepools hold amazing stories to tell. They deserve our interest--and our care--as part of earth's natural systems that sustain us all."--Julie Packard, Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium "Tide pool lovers the world around will satisfy their curiosity, uncover new gems of insight and renew their wonder of nature at lands' end in this authoritative, fascinating and insightful compilation. Revealed within are the secrets of rocky shores and tide pools--that most dynamic of interfaces between the land and the sea, that treasure chest of rich biodiversity and keen insight, that world where science, literature, beauty and stewardship combine to form the now that integrates the past and tempts the future."--Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University

A Quick Field Guide To Tidepools Of The Pacific Coast

Author: Michael Rigsby
ISBN: 9781583690857
Size: 30.71 MB
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A Quick Field Guide to Tidepools of the Pacific Coast is a handy, spiral-bound, heavy-laminated field guide that will help you identify the exciting flora and fauna of this stunning ocean environment.

All About Tide Pools

Author: Monica Halpern
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426301841
Size: 51.11 MB
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Describes the physical characteristics of tide pools and the plants and animals that inhabit them.

Curious Kids Nature Guide

Author: Fiona Cohen
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170833
Size: 44.90 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

What Do You Find In A Tide Pool

Author: Megan Kopp
Publisher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
ISBN: 1684445760
Size: 35.67 MB
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Tide pools form from water left on rocky shores when the tide withdraws. From seaweed and sea snails to shore crabs and seabirds, readers will discover some of the plants and animals that live in and around these ever-changing ecosystems.

Exploring Pacific Coast Tidepools

Author: Vinson Brown
Publisher: Naturegraph Pub
Size: 47.36 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This edition with more than 70 color photographs is a handy field guide to the common seashore creatures and flora found along the Pacific Coast from Baja California to Alaska.

Pacific Intertidal Life

Author: Ron Russo
ISBN: 9780912550329
Size: 38.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Illustrated with drawings, this guide helps naturalists identify various life forms of the intertidal zone along the Pacific coastline. Preceded by a discussion about this environment and its creatures.

Longfellow S Tattoos

Author: Christine Guth
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295984018
Size: 73.20 MB
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Charles Longfellow, son of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, arrived in Yokohama in 1871, intending a brief visit, and stayed for two years. He returned to Boston laden with photographs, curios, and art objects, as well as the elaborate tattoos he had "collected" on his body. His journals, correspondence, and art collection dramatically demonstrate America’s early impressions of Japanese culture, and his personal odyssey illustrates the impact on both countries of globetrotting tourism. Interweaving Longfellow’s experiences with broader issues of tourism and cultural authenticity, Christine Guth discusses the ideology of tourism and the place of Japan within nineteenth-century round-the-world travel. This study goes beyond simplistic models of reciprocal influence and authenticity to a more synergistic account of cross-cultural dynamics.

The Beachcomber S Guide To Seashore Life Of California

Author: J. Duane Sept
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company
Size: 30.34 MB
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New revised edtion Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life of California REVISED EDITION The first-ever guide to exploring California's seashore.