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Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America

Susan Schulten

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226740683
eISBN:
9780226740706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740706.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the nineteenth century, Americans began to use maps in radically new ways. For the first time, medical men mapped diseases to understand and prevent epidemics, natural scientists mapped climate ... More


May

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the east country in May, when officials declared drought. Hosepipes were banned, and water anxiety grew. However, a shift came without warning. Dry heat dissolved to fronts and ... More


Temporal Variations in Benthic Assemblages

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

in Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Most (but by no means all) benthic species have larval stages which use the water column for dispersal. As indicated in the previous chapter, a key process affecting recruitment to sediment systems ... More


Functional Diversity of Benthic Assemblages

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

in Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Now that we have discussed how assemblages of marine soft sediments are structured, we need to consider functional aspects. There are a few main interrelationships that need to be discussed here— ... More


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