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Watersheds and Stream Corridors - General Information

Applied River Morphology. Dave Rosgen. 1996. Technical publication that outlines the fundamental principles of river behavior and the classification of natural rivers depicting major stream types. Useful for watershed management, ecosystem assessment, habitat evaluation for fish, river restoration and reduction of non-point source pollution. Source: Wildland Hydrology Books, 1481 Stevens Lake Rd., Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; or call (970) 264-7100; http://www.wildlandhydrology.com/.

Liquid Assets. 1996. Examines water's importance in five key industrial sectors. It shows how clean water brings billions of dollars into the American economy and brings jobs and profits to local communities. Source: Water Resources Center Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20460 or call (202) 260-7786; http://www.epa.gov/.

Liquid Assets 2000: America's Water Resources at a Turning Point. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2000. Examines water's importance in five key industrial sectors. It shows how clean water brings billions of dollars into the American economy and brings jobs and profits to local communities. Source: National Service Center for Environmental Publications, 11029 Kenwood Road, Building 5, Cincinnati, OH 45242; or call (513) 489-8190 or call (800) 490-9198; http://www.epa.gov/.

National Water Quality Inventory: 1998 Report to Congress. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 1999. This 434-page report describes the extent of water pollution across the country and identifies specific pollutants and their sources, as well as EPA programs to maintain and restore water quality. A fact sheet and summary also are available. Reference No. EPA841-R-00-001. Source: National Service Center for Environmental Publications, 11029 Kenwood Road, Building 5, Cincinnati, OH 45242; or call (513) 489-8190 or (800) 490-9198; http://www.epa.gov/.

Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems: Science, Technology, and Public Policy. 1992. This 550-page report describes the status and functions of surface water ecosystems; the effectiveness of aquatic restoration efforts; the technology associated with those efforts; and the research, policy, and institutional reorganization required to begin a national strategy for aquatic ecosystem restoration. Source: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055; or call 888-624-8373 or 202-334-3313; http://www.nap.edu/.

Sediment in Streams: Sources, Biological Effects, and Control. T. F. Waters. 1995. This 251-page book identifies the main sources of sediment in streams, summarizes the results of recent research on the effects of sediment pollution and describes various sediment control measures. Source: American Fisheries Society, Fulfillment Dept., P.O. Box 1020, Sewickley, PA 15143; or call (412) 741-5700; http://www.fisheries.org/.

A View of the River. Luna Leopold. 1994. An excellent description of the author's lifetime of working to understand and conserve rivers. Easily understood by the lay audience. Good bibliography. Source: Harvard University Press, 79 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; or call (800) 448-2242; http://www.hup.harvard.edu/.

Water, Rivers and Creeks. Luna Leopold. 1997. This book provides valuable background information needed for an understanding of contemporary environmental issues having to do with surface water and groundwater, and should appeal to students of environmental science as well as interested laypersons. University Science Books, P.O. Box 605, Herndon, VA 20172; or call (703) 661-1572; http://www.uscibooks.com/.

 
 
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