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Wohl, Ellen E., 1962-
A world of rivers : environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers / Ellen Wohl
Alternate Title Environmental change on ten of the world's great rivers
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  GB1205 .W64 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Rivers
Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Global environmental change
Stream health
Stream ecology
Physical Description viii, 359 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-354) and index
Contents A round river -- The Amazon : rivers of blushing dolphins -- Interlude -- The Ob : killing grandmother -- Interlude -- The Nile : lifeline in the desert -- Interlude -- The Danube : remnants of beauty -- Interlude -- The Ganges : eternally pure? -- Interlude -- The Mississippi : once and future river -- Interlude -- The Murray-Darling : stumbling in the waltz -- Interlude -- The Congo : river that swallows all rivers -- Interlude -- The Chang Jiang : bridling a dragon -- Interlude -- The Mackenzie : river on the brink -- An ebbing flow

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