After the Ice Age

After the Ice Age

The Return of Life to Glaciated North America

Book - 1991
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The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today.

"One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."—Ottowa Journal

"A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the past 20,000 years. More important, the book conveys an intimate appreciation of the rich variety of nature through time."—S. David Webb,Science


Baker & Taylor
Tracing the return of plant and animal life to North America at the end of the ice age, the author demonstrates how increasingly complex life forms began to reclaim the land as the geography of the continent changed

Univ of Chicago Div of the
The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today.

"One of the best scientific books published in the last ten years."--Ottowa Journal

"A valuable new synthesis of facts and ideas about climate, geography, and life during the past 20,000 years. More important, the book conveys an intimate appreciation of the rich variety of nature through time."--S. David Webb,Science



Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Pr., c1991
ISBN: 9780226668116
0226668118
Branch Call Number: 560.178 Pie

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