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Rivers of Costa Rica

Catherine M. Pringle, Elizabeth P. Anderson, Marcelo Ardón, Rebecca J. Bixby, Scott Connelly, John H. Duff, Alan P. Jackman, Pia Paaby, Alonso Ramírez, Gaston E. Small, Marcia N. Snyder, Carissa N. Ganong, and Frank J. Triska

in Costa Rican Ecosystems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226121505
eISBN:
9780226121642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121642.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Although our understanding of the ecosystems of tropical rivers is limited compared to that of temperate rivers, the former having ecological and hydrological characteristics that are wide-ranging ... More


Char Jage a Char Rises

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter outlines how and why tropical rivers such as the Damodar are different from the rivers, and discusses the ecological processes of char formation. The Asian river experts pointed out that ... More


The Amazon-Paraguay Divide

Tiago P. Carvalho and James S. Albert

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the impact of the Amazon-Paraguay divide on the whole ichthyofauna. It suggests that Nathan Everett Pearson’s “The Fishes of the Beni-Mamoré and Paraguay Basins, and a ... More


Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Gopa Samanta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book discusses chars as uniquely fluid environments where the demarcation between land and water is neither well defined nor permanent. Chars form a fluid and problematic category, as much of ... More


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