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The Resource Aridity and man : the challenge of the arid lands in the United States, Carle Hodge, editor; Peter C. Duisberg, associate editor

Aridity and man : the challenge of the arid lands in the United States, Carle Hodge, editor; Peter C. Duisberg, associate editor

Label
Aridity and man : the challenge of the arid lands in the United States
Title
Aridity and man
Title remainder
the challenge of the arid lands in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Carle Hodge, editor; Peter C. Duisberg, associate editor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB614
LC item number
.A5 1963
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American Association for the Advancement of Science Publication
Series volume
no. 74
Label
Aridity and man : the challenge of the arid lands in the United States, Carle Hodge, editor; Peter C. Duisberg, associate editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Aridity and man : an interpretive survey / Carle Hodge -- Regional setting / Donald D. MacPhail -- Indian adaptations to arid environments / Richard B. Woodbury -- Historical framework / Ira G. Clark -- Weather : complex causes of aridity / Ralph M. McGehee -- Water and its uses / Herbert E. Skibitske, Russell H. Brown, and John W. Harshbarger -- Mineral and energy sources in the arid West / Joseph A. Schufle -- Soils of the arid West / Harold E. Dregne -- Aridity and agriculture / J.L. Gardner -- Role of watersheds and forests in the arid West / William G. McGinnies, Andrew L. McComb, and Joel E. Fletcher -- Native animals and plants as resources / Gordon L. Bender -- Human factors in desert development / Douglas H.K. Lee -- Economic development of arid regions / Morris E. Garnsey and Nathaniel Wollman -- Political and social institutions in arid regions / Dean E. Mann -- Critical review of man's history in arid regions / Marrion Clawson -- Challenge of the future / Peter C. Duisberg -- Tucson : a problem in uses of water / Andrew W. Wilson -- Upper Rio Grande : embattled river / John Hay -- Embudo : rise and decline of a program / Edgar A. Imhoff -- Rio Puerco : abused basin / Edward J. Dortignac -- Los Angeles : growing pains of a metropolis / Warren A. Hall -- Central Valley : water use at its maximum / Harold E. Thomas -- Great Plains : a region basically vulnerable / Carl F. Kraenzel -- Sandstone Creek : how a watershed was saved / Harold M. Kautz
Control code
490237
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 584 p.
Lccn
63022003 //r80
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Campbell W. Pennington, gift of Campbell W. Pennington (SW Writers Access. No. 90-088).
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Aridity and man : the challenge of the arid lands in the United States, Carle Hodge, editor; Peter C. Duisberg, associate editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Aridity and man : an interpretive survey / Carle Hodge -- Regional setting / Donald D. MacPhail -- Indian adaptations to arid environments / Richard B. Woodbury -- Historical framework / Ira G. Clark -- Weather : complex causes of aridity / Ralph M. McGehee -- Water and its uses / Herbert E. Skibitske, Russell H. Brown, and John W. Harshbarger -- Mineral and energy sources in the arid West / Joseph A. Schufle -- Soils of the arid West / Harold E. Dregne -- Aridity and agriculture / J.L. Gardner -- Role of watersheds and forests in the arid West / William G. McGinnies, Andrew L. McComb, and Joel E. Fletcher -- Native animals and plants as resources / Gordon L. Bender -- Human factors in desert development / Douglas H.K. Lee -- Economic development of arid regions / Morris E. Garnsey and Nathaniel Wollman -- Political and social institutions in arid regions / Dean E. Mann -- Critical review of man's history in arid regions / Marrion Clawson -- Challenge of the future / Peter C. Duisberg -- Tucson : a problem in uses of water / Andrew W. Wilson -- Upper Rio Grande : embattled river / John Hay -- Embudo : rise and decline of a program / Edgar A. Imhoff -- Rio Puerco : abused basin / Edward J. Dortignac -- Los Angeles : growing pains of a metropolis / Warren A. Hall -- Central Valley : water use at its maximum / Harold E. Thomas -- Great Plains : a region basically vulnerable / Carl F. Kraenzel -- Sandstone Creek : how a watershed was saved / Harold M. Kautz
Control code
490237
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 584 p.
Lccn
63022003 //r80
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Campbell W. Pennington, gift of Campbell W. Pennington (SW Writers Access. No. 90-088).
Other physical details
ill., maps

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