Streams: Their Ecology and Life by Colbert E. Cushing

Streams: Their Ecology and Life

byColbert E. Cushing, J. David AllanEditorColbert E. Cushing

Paperback | September 7, 2001

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Streams is a handbook that combines a discussion of the ecology of streams and rivers, in layperson language, with an illustrated field guide of the plants and animals found in running waters of North America. Various illustrations and maps accompany the text. The authors are extremely well known--Cushing is the lead content provider for an America On-Line service provided through Trout Unlimited entitled "Ask Dr. Cushing." He is frequently asked the sorts of questions that are answered in this field guide. J. David Allan is the author of a well known textbook in Aquatic Ecology .

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Title:Streams: Their Ecology and LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 7, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0120503409

ISBN - 13:9780120503407

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"This informative volume is exactly what has long been needed - a book that tells us how rivers and their essential life systems work. Every reader's understanding of our watery lifelines will be enhanced by the superb knowledge and wisdom that these fine scientists impart." --Tim Palmer, author of Lifelines: The Case for River Conservation