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Managing rivers with broad historical changes and human impacts

Managing rivers with broad historical changes and human impacts

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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • River engineering -- United States -- History,
  • Soil erosion -- United States -- History,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- United States -- History,
  • Rivers -- United States -- Regulation -- Environmental aspects -- History,
  • Fluvial geomorphology -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by L. Allan James, Sara L. Rathburn, G. Richard Whittecar.
    SeriesSpecial paper -- 451
    ContributionsJames, L. Allan., Rathburn, Sara L., 1962-, Whittecar, George Richard, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC423 .M28 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666114M
    ISBN 109780813724515
    LC Control Number2008046779

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