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Degrees of Disaster - Prince William Sound: How Nature Reels and Rebounds

By: Wheelwright, Jeff

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10388

ISBN: 0671702416

Condition: Near Fine


348 pages with Sources and Index. Illustrated with a two-page drawing of the map of the area. From the publisher: "Natural disturbance is the norm in Prince Edward Sound. This volume analyzes how the flora and fauna of this area react to ecologic stress as exemplified by the 9.2 earthquake of 1964 and the Valdez oil spill in 1989. Also explored is the gap between scientists' measurements of change and the public's understanding of disaster. The bibliography is extensive. In this fascinating account of the ecological effects of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill on Prince William Sound, Jeff Wheel... View more info