A Field Guide To Long Island Sound

Author: Patrick J. Lynch
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300220359
Size: 49.77 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people Long Island Sound consists of a diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terrestrial ecosystems located in one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. The Sound and its coastlines are home not only to myriad species of plants and animals--from shorebirds and turtles to whales, seals, and fish--but also to more than twenty million people. Until now there has been no one-stop reference for those interested in exploring the Sound's rich natural history. Author, photographer, and scientific illustrator Patrick Lynch has filled this gap. Brimming with maps, photographs, and drawings, Lynch's guide introduces readers to the full breadth of the Sound's environs from shorelines to deepest waters. With coastal areas at particular risk from climate change and pollution, his timing couldn't be better. Whether readers are interested in the area's geology and meteorology, its history of human intervention, or simply locating nature reserves and bird sanctuaries, they're sure to find Lynch's compendium indispensable.

Long Island Beaches

Author: Kristen J. Nyitray
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467103292
Size: 77.48 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For centuries, Long Island's beaches have provided sustenance, relaxation, and inspiration. The coastline is renowned for its sandy Atlantic Ocean surf beaches, calm bayfront beaches, and rugged north shore Long Island Sound beaches. First inhabited by Native Americans, the area was called Sewanhacky ("Isle of Shells") in reverence to the offerings received where the water met the land. Drawing from the archives of local libraries, historical societies, museums, and private collections, Long Island Beaches presents a curated selection of vintage postcards illustrating the diversity of Nassau and Suffolk Counties' beautiful shores. Rare photographs and maps accompany the postcards to provide historical context. Through extensive research, author Kristen J. Nyitray documents a facet of Long Island's social and cultural history and the lure of its picturesque beaches.

Kaufman Field Guide To Nature Of New England

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061845697X
Size: 66.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.

Laboratory And Field Investigations In Marine Life

Author: James L. Sumich
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763757304
Size: 76.42 MB
Format: PDF
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The laboratory companion to Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life, Ninth Edition, this laboratory manual further engages students in the excitement and challenges of understanding marine organisms and the environments in which they live. Students will benefit from a more thorough examination of the topics introduced in the text and lecture through observation and critical thinking activities. Also, the lab manual includes suggested topics for additional investigation, which provides flexibility for both instructors and for students to further explore various topics of interest. The only lab manual of its kind, Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life is the ideal complement to any marine biology teaching and learning package!

Issues In Biological And Life Sciences Research 2011 Edition

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464963355
Size: 16.64 MB
Format: PDF
View: 6253
Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biological and Life Sciences Research. The editors have built Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biological and Life Sciences Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.