An exploration of the biology and ecology of the Great Lakes region with illustrations, photographs, and maps that show the damage done by industrial pollution, invasive species, and water diversion projects, but also more recent renewal and conservation strategies that have helped to revive this continental resource.
call number/section: 508.77
Describes the formation of the lakes, the impact of European settlement, and their current state of pollution.
call number/section: 363.7
subjects: water, lake ecology [X], water pollution, lakes, great lakes, great lakes (north america) [X]
The Great Lakes?Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior?hold 20 percent of the world?s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens of millions of Americans.
call number/section: 577.63
subjects: lake ecology [X], introduced organisms, nonindigenous aquatic pests, water quality, great lakes (north america) [X], nonindigenous pests