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The Hudson River Estuary

The Hudson River Estuary

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Estuarine ecology -- Hudson River Estuary (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • Estuarine pollution -- Hudson River Estuary (N.Y. and N.J.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jeffrey S. Levinton, John R. Waldman.
    ContributionsWaldman, John R., Levinton, Jeffrey S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH104.5.H83 H83 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 471 p. :
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22727697M
    ISBN 100521844789
    ISBN 109780521844789

    Its water supports no fish and, other than an occasional duck, little wildlife. Phase 2 began in June and was conducted at full production to remove the remainder of the contaminated river sediment targeted for dredging. At the cliffs near Peekskill, in the midst of the metamorphic rock, an igneous intrusion of nearly black norite granite and nearly white Peekskill Granite appears. Hudson River Posters - These posters make eye-catching additions to classrooms or exhibits.

    Most believe that beginning about million years ago, as the entire coast lay under a sea that steadily deposited the detritus of algae and other ancient forms of life, the crusts of the continents collided again to deform The Hudson River Estuary book metamorphose the Precambrian rocks of the Grenville orogeny, and fold and uplift them with immense pressure and temperature into the schist, gneiss, slate, and marble that we can find in the Catskills, the Highlands, and the Palisades on the west side of the river and the Taconic range on the east side. The relatively straight path of this lower Hudson never failed to impress Europeans in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He could not have forseen how Scenic Hudson would become a force for conservation-minded land use in the Valley. Hudson River Posters - These posters make eye-catching additions to classrooms or exhibits. The region's human residents have also flourished thanks to the Hudson estuary. It also proposes a management plan for sturgeon, a plan based on an age-structured population model that demonstrates the practical application of basic scientific data.

    The Hudson River cleaves the landscape at the point of the split. The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve and other preserves were established to protect critical wetland habitat. Is the water level the same? Sedimentary processes in the Hudson River Estuary; 5. Now there arebbl 4 -8 million gallons moving south on a typical day.


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No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Citizen science: American eel research - Teams of scientists, students, The Hudson River Estuary book community volunteers catch and release young American eels using nets on Hudson River tributaries each spring.

There salt water and warm breezes from the Atlantic contend with fresh waters and cool winds from the north to determine from season to season the species of plants and fish that will live there. The estuary's productivity is ecologically and economically valuable to much of the Atlantic Coast; key commercial and recreational species like striped bass, bluefish, and blue crab depend on nursery habitat here.

Geological, Physical and Chemical Setting of the Hudson: 2. This is the river that lured countless artists to settle on its shores, attracted always by its extraordinary beauty.

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Hudson River Contamination Sparks Action

The scenery ranks with the most dramatic in North America. The most recent rending of the land occurred about an hour ago in geologic time. South of Troy the waters broaden dramatically for their final mile journey to the sea.

Valuable wetlands were filled in, scenic vistas desecrated by quarrying, millions of fish killed in cooling water intakes, and food webs contaminated The Hudson River Estuary book toxic chemicals. The last ice sheet, the Wisconsin, culminated about 20, years ago.

Sincehigh levels of PCBs in fish have led New York State to close various recreational and commercial fisheries and to issue advisories restricting the consumption of fish caught in the Hudson River.

Today the Hudson passes from the Upper to the Lower Bay through the Narrows, but this wasn't always the case. The dredging of river bottom sediment began in and was completed in fall The Hudson River Estuary is a fascinating scientific biography of a major estuary, with relevance to the study of any similar natural system in the worldThe Hudson River Estuary is a comprehensive look at the physical, chemical, biological and environmental management issues that are important to our understanding of the Hudson River.

For its time and place, this is a masterly combination of natural history, environmental activism and fish conservation. The outflow from the Flowed Land drops about a thousand feet more before joining the outflow of another narrow sliver of water, Sanford Lake. Add your own observations to the mix.

The Hudson River Estuary

Native Americans discovered the Hudson's bounty thousands of years ago; evidence of their repasts remains in heaps of oyster shells on its shores. Watersheds connect with each other to create a network that drains into progressively larger water bodies.

Today we see unmistakable signs of this geologic event in the clays, sands, and sediments like those found at Croton Point, where the present-day Croton River meets the Hudson.

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Captains sailing north from Manhattan Island encounter The Hudson River Estuary book Great Chip Reach, bordered on the west by the cliffs of the Palisades; it extends from Weehawken to about Yonkers.

And all the time the continents were in a great slow-motion dance of separation and collision. We hold that the Federal Power Act gives petitioners a legal right to protect The Hudson River Estuary book special interests. In the last four hundred years our writing has become more violent.

Articles cover topics such as fishing, hiking, recreation, travel, hunting, and nature studies. Most believe that beginning about million years ago, as the entire coast lay under a sea that steadily deposited the detritus of algae and other ancient forms of life, the crusts of the continents collided again to deform and metamorphose the Precambrian rocks of the Grenville orogeny, and fold and uplift them with immense pressure and temperature into the schist, gneiss, slate, and marble that we can find in the Catskills, the Highlands, and the Palisades on the west side of the river and the Taconic range on the east side.

Mahicantuck Of course, native tribes had named the river long before Hudson's arrival. The tours include seventeen works, mostly in the Hudson River Valley.

After an extensive evaluation by an independent panel of scientists and input from a broad range of stakeholders inthe EPA developed plans for the second part of the cleanup.

In the section on the Hudson Highlands the book really hits stride.Hudson River Contamination Sparks Action overall, the Hudson River Estuary watershed, which eventually feeds into the Atlantic Ocean.

What Smith and other members of the Quassaick Creek Watershed Alliance discovered in the woods, and, later, in Newburgh's historical archives, was that the city's primary water source, Washington Lake, had Author: Hillary Harvey.

The Hudson River Valley: geological history, landforms, and resources / Les Sirkin and Henry Bokuniewicz --The physical oceanography processes in the Hudson River Estuary / W.

Rockwell Geyer and Robert Chant --Sedimentary processes in the Hudson River Estuary / Henry Bokuniewicz --Benthic habitat mapping in the Hudson River Estuary / Robin E.

The Hudson River estuary receives very high levels of nutrient inputs yet in the past has shown relatively low rates of phytoplankton productivity and is generally considered to be only moderately.A vivid history of the Hudson River and how it has fired the Pdf imagination for four hundred years Flowing through a valley of sublime scenery, the Hudson River uniquely connects America’s past with its present and future.

This book traces the course of the /5(4).Go to Table of Contents.The Hudson Estuary: A River That Flows Two Ways. The Hudson River is the defining ebook feature of a major region of New York State, familiar to millions who drive across its bridges, admire its grandeur from parks and historic sites, or ride the Hudson River Line railroad.