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Powell, James Lawrence, 1936-
Dead pool : Lake Powell, global warming, and the future of water in the west / James Lawrence Powell
Alternate Title Lake Powell, global warming, and the future of water in the west
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TC557.C62 G54 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Global warming -- West (U.S.)
Water-supply -- West (U.S.)
Subject Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) -- History
Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.) -- History
Physical Description x, 283 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-271) and index
Contents Part 1. River of surprise : The dam is not going to break -- Playing dice with nature -- Part 2. River of empire : Appointment in Samarra -- One simple fact -- The reality of empire -- This vast plain of opulent soil -- Lonely lands made fruitful -- Part 3. River of controversy : Natural menace becomes national resource -- Shall we let them ruin our national parks? -- We want to be dammed -- To have a deep blue lake -- The biggest boondoggle -- Part 4. River of limits : Time machines -- A new climatology -- Rainmakers -- Let people in the future worry about it -- A hundred green lagoons -- Part 5. River of tomorrow : River of law -- The west against itself

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