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This book features a collection of prints, paintings, photographs, and other artist renderings of Glacier National Park, all produced before 1930. Artist backgrounds and full-page color reproductions are included.
Through this documentary, discover the changing environment of Glacier, as the glaciers which gave the park its name melt away and create a new landscape (adapted from a description by National Geographic).
File is openly accessible. Abstract from article: Repeat ground photographs (taken in 1915 and 1997) from a series of topographical survey stations and repeat aerial photographs (flown in 1949 and 1991) were analysed to assess changes in vegetation composition and distributionin the montane ecoregion of Jasper National Park, in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada ....Implications of observed changes include decreased habitat diversity, increased possibility of insect outbreaks, and potential for future high-intensity fire events. Results of the study increase ... may help to establish restoration goals for the montane ecoregion of the park.
A recent bestseller, The Hour of the Land is a collection of poetic essays themed on several of North America's National Parks. Williams discusses the natural history of the parks and offers a social critique of their use.
A suspense novel starring park ranger Anna Pigeon, who has been assigned to work on a scientific project in Glacier National Park, baiting and studying grizzly bears. The novel provides detailed views of Glacier's endangered wildlife and scenic beauty, intertwined with the plot of an exciting murder mystery.
Bristol takes readers on a journey through the history of Glacier National Park, beginning over a billion years ago from the formation of the Belt Sea, to the present day climate-changing extinction of the very glaciers that sculpted most of the wonders of its landscapes.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. QC903.2.R63 C58 2018
Publication Date: 2017
A team of approximately 100 scientists and resource managers worked together for two years to understand the effects of climatic variability and change on water resources, fisheries, forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, wildlife, recreation, cultural resources and ecosystem services. Each chapter also looks at adaptations taking place.
This book focuses on the problem of trying to maintain the wildness of National Parks, while also catering them to people. Smith cites examples of park management from Glacier, Yosemite, and Yellowstone National Parks.
This field guide to the birds of Western North America provides hundreds of color illustrations, range maps, and detailed species descriptions. Sibley's guide is an informative companion for any visit to the Rockies.
The color photographs, range maps, and species descriptions in this Audubon Society field guide will help you identify large and small mammals found in the Rockies. A must have for any trip to a national park.