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Cover for The sounds of silence in Muir Woods.

Large numbers of visitors resulted in substantial noise at Muir Woods National Monument, and this limited the opportunity for visitors to hear the sounds of nature along trails and at Cathedral Grove (Impacts to soundscape; Impacts to trails; Impacts to attraction sites), and may have affected...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What goes up Mt Whitney must come down.

As the highest mountain in the "lower 48", Mt Whitney is a favorite destination for many hikers in the United States and beyond. However, this popularity has led to a number of management problems, including impacts associated with very large numbers of visitors on the trail and summit and improper ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Boll weevil eradication: an areawide pest management effort.

This chapter describes an areawide pest management effort for the cotton boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis; the most costly insect pest in the history of American agriculture) eradication in the USA (including North Carolina and South Carolina, California, Arizona and north-western Mexico, Alabama,...

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
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Cover for How can we sustain agriculture and ecosystems? The Sacramento Basin (California, USA).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food security and environmental quality in the Sacramento Basin in California, USA.

Author(s)
Huber-Lee, A.; Yates, D.; Purkey, D.; Yu, W.; Young, C.; Runkle, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The history of fluorine and sources of fluorides in the environment.

This chapter briefly discusses the historical background, physicochemical properties, and analytical determination of fluorine. The natural sources of fluorides include minerals, rocks and soil, natural waters as well as volcanoes, forest fires and oceans. Also discussed are the eight main sources...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating downscaling methods for preparing global circulation model (GCM) data for hydrological impact modelling.

This paper introduces four downscaling techniques and one spatial downscaling technique (kriging) used in the ADAPT project. Statistical methods 1 and 2 are simple methods that correct future projections based on annual and monthly averages, respectively. Method 3 adds to method 2 a correction...

Author(s)
Bouwer, L. M.; Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Coterlet, G. M. van de; Giesen, N. van de; Gieske, A.; Mannaerts, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
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