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Disconnected Rivers: Linking Rivers to Landscapes

Ellen Wohl

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103328
eISBN:
9780300127461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103328.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book focuses on how rivers function, how those functions have changed through time, and the role of humans in those changes. A river continually responds to changes in its environment and is ... More


Thinking in Terms of Rivers

Ellen E. Wohl

in Disconnected Rivers: Linking Rivers to Landscapes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103328
eISBN:
9780300127461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103328.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the endangered rivers of the United States, and the actions required to save them. It reveals that rivers of the Lower Mississippi region were first heavily impacted by ... More


Meanders: Nature and the Missouri River

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168297
eISBN:
9780199790050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes the challenges posed by the Missouri River as Lewis and Clark made their way west. Topics covered include the river's meandering, the treachery of the river, the social ... More


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