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This unique book celebrates and documents the incredible and colorful biodiversity of the mountain landscapes of eastern North America, covering all of the major alpine ecosystems in New England, New York, Québec, Newfoundland, and Labrador. Twenty scientists, explorers, naturalists, and land managers from the United States and Canada have collaborated to create this definitive and beautiful account of the flora and fauna of the eastern alpine tundra.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Map Legend, Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-viii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword
  2. Laura Waterman
  3. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Preface (Editors’ Note)
  2. Mike Jones and Liz Willey
  3. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xvii-xx
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  1. Part I | Introduction to the Eastern Alpine Zone
  1. 1 | Introduction
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 1-14
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  1. 2 | Mountain Building
  2. Jean-Philippe Martin & Daniel Germain
  3. pp. 15-26
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  1. 3 | Ice Age and After
  2. Jean-Philippe Martin & Daniel Germain
  3. pp. 27-36
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  1. 4 | Climate and Weather
  2. Ken Kimball, Neil Lareau, & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 37-48
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  1. 5 | Vegetation
  2. Mike Jones, Liz Willey, & Marilyn Anions
  3. pp. 49-78
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  1. 6 | Fauna
  2. Noah Charney & Mike Jones
  3. pp. 79-98
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  1. Part II | South of the St. Lawrence - New England and the Gaspé Peninsula
  1. 7 | Mount Washington and the Presidential Range |
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 99-118
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  1. 8 | Katahdin
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 119-130
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  1. 9 | Mont Albert and the Monts Chic-Chocs
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 131-146
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  1. 10 | Mont Jacques-Cartier and the Monts McGerrigle
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 147-156
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  1. 11 | Other Alpine Sites South of the St. Lawrence
  2. Mike Jones & Liz Willey
  3. pp. 157-168
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  1. Part III | Newfoundland
  1. 12 | Southern Long Range Mountains
  2. Paul Wylezol, Claudia Hanel, & Marilyn Anions
  3. pp. 169-180
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  1. 13 | Bay of Islands
  2. Paul Wylezol, Claudia Hanel, & Marilyn Anions
  3. pp. 181-198
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  1. 14 | Gros Morne
  2. Claudia Hanel & Marilyn Anions
  3. pp. 199-208
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  1. 15 | Northern Long Range Mountainsye
  2. Paul Wylezol & Marilyn Anions
  3. pp. 209-218
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  1. 16 | Highlands of St. John
  2. Claudia Hanel
  3. pp. 219-230
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  1. 17 | Other Alpine Sites in Newfoundland
  2. Claudia Hanel
  3. pp. 231-242
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  1. Part IV | The Canadian Shield
  1. 18 | Monts Groulx (Uapishka)
  2. Will Kemeza
  3. pp. 243-260
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  1. 19 | Monts Otish
  2. Guillaume de Lafontaine
  3. pp. 261-272
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  1. 20 | Mealy Mountains
  2. Luise Hermanutz, Michael Lederer, Marilyn Anions, Laura Siegwart Collier, & Andrew Trant
  3. pp. 273-284
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  1. 21 | Other Alpine Sites on the Canadian Shield
  2. Guillaume de Lafontaine, Luise Hermanutz, Marilyn Anions, Laura Siegwart Collier, & Julia Goren
  3. pp. 285-302
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  1. Part V | Conservation
  1. 22 | A Conservation Vision
  2. Will Kemeza
  3. pp. 303-308
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  1. Literature Consulted
  2. pp. 309-328
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  1. Index to Species Listed in the Text
  2. pp. 329-342
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  1. Photographer Credits
  2. pp. 343-344
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  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. 345-348
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781512603033
Related ISBN
9781512603026
MARC Record
OCLC
1030941614
Pages
360
Launched on MUSE
2018-04-18
Open Access
No
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