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Title UXL encyclopedia of water science [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors ; Lawrence W. Baker, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : UXL, [2005]
©2005
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vol. 1. Science: Basics of water science -- Oceans and saltwater -- Fresh water -- Estuaries and wetlands -- Ice -- Water, weather, and climates -- Vol. 2. Economics and uses: Science and technology -- Science and research -- Economic uses of water -- Recreational uses of water -- History and culture -- Vol. 3. Issues: Environmental issues -- Legal and political issues.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.
Original Version Original: 3 v. : ill., photos. ; 24 cm.
Subject Water -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Hydrology -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Added Author Lerner, K. Lee, editor.
Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth, editor.
Baker, Lawrence W., editor.
Gale Group.
Added Title Encyclopedia of water science
ISBN 9780787693985 (electronic book)
0787693987 (electronic book)
0787676179 (set : alk. paper)
078767673X (v. 1 : alk. paper)
0787676748 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
0787676756 (v. 3 : alk. paper)
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