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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Reptiles

Kristina A. Schierenbeck.

in Phylogeography of California

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3534 words.

A Miocene/Pliocene split is suggested for some species of reptilians in California, and a Pliocene/Pleistocene split for other species. Coalescent and noncoalescent measures reveal deep...

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Mammals

Kristina A. Schierenbeck.

in Phylogeography of California

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 7211 words.

The mammal fauna of California was significantly shaped by Beringian migrations that occurred episodically from the Eocene through the late Pleistocene. Wide-dispersing mammals show...

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Fishes

Kristina A. Schierenbeck.

in Phylogeography of California

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4794 words.

The California Transition Zone is a long area of coast from near Point Conception to San Diego, with specific phylogeographic breaks near Los Angeles and Monterey Bay. Point Conception...

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The Postwar Pollution Boom

Nancy Langston.

in Sustaining Lake Superior

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 7920 words.

For fifty years, paper towns along Lake Superior boomed: Marathon, Terrace Bay, Thunder Bay, Ontonagon, Munising. But the human and environmental costs of intensive pulp production began to...

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Nitrate and Aquifer Protection

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley.

in High and Dry

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3251 words.

Nitrate is the most common chemical contaminant in groundwater, affecting both human health and ecosystems. This chapter discusses how nitrate in groundwater has affected the health of the...

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Losing Wildness for the Sake of Wilderness

Laura Alice Watt.

in Wildness

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4932 words.

In 2014, Drakes Bay Oyster Company, a historic oyster farm operating sustainably within the Point Reyes National Seashore, was forced to end operations by the National Park Service, which...

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Brower, David

Frank Van Nuys.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1255 words.

Brower, David (01 July 1912–05 November 2000), editor and environmentalist, was born David Ross Brower in Berkeley, California, the son of Ross John Brower, an instructor in mechanical...