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Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

David M. Burley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

What is it like to lose your front porch to the ocean? To watch saltwater destroy your favorite fishing holes? To see playgrounds and churches subside and succumb to brackish and rising water? The ... More


Hyporegulators Hyporegulators

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many organisms living in the oceans or in salt lakes are hyporegulators, meaning that they maintain their body fluids hypo-osmotically to the external medium. Marine fish hyporegulate by drinking the ... More


Not All Aquifers Are Created Equal

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines how geology and climate create vastly different groundwater situations. Effective management of groundwater depends upon full consideration of these differences. The chapter ... More


Wood Preservation Dilemmas of Florida’s Prehistoric Saltwater Sites: Key Marco and Weedon Island

Phyllis E. Kolianos

in Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In chapter 4, Phyllis Kolianos compares the challenges presented in the conservation of objects from waterlogged sites, especially those in saltwater wetsites. Kolianos compares the efforts made to ... More


An Introduction1

David M. Burley

in Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores the gradual loss of land in central Louisiana due to the slow intrusion of saltwater from the Gulf of Mexico. The loss of land was attributed to oil and gas activity in ... More


Master of the House 06222000

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on Tooy's reunion with his wife Ma Yaai. When Tooy saw Ma Yaai he immediately ushered her into his Wenti chamber, where her god and his joined them almost immediately. This ... More


Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: Scientific Realities and Legal Responses

Randall S. Abate and Sarah Ellen Krejci

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides an overview of the challenges that Ocean and Coastal Law faces in responding to climate change impacts. First, it describes the geological history of climate change and explains ... More


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