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The Resource Gateway : visions for an urban national park, Alexander Brash, Jamie Hand, and Kate Orff, editors, (electronic resource)

Gateway : visions for an urban national park, Alexander Brash, Jamie Hand, and Kate Orff, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
Gateway : visions for an urban national park
Title
Gateway
Title remainder
visions for an urban national park
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Brash, Jamie Hand, and Kate Orff, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gateway National Recreation Area is one of the most diverse and underused parks in the national park system. Spreading across the coastline of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and New Jersey, it includes wildlife estuaries, bird-nesting areas, salt marshes, historic military forts, beaches, and NYC's first municipal airport, to name just a few of its exceptional features. It also contains sewage treatment plants, sewer outfalls, landfills, and acres upon acres of "black mayonnaise." Due to neglect and misuse, this extraordinary natural and national resource is at risk. Ninety percent of the salt marshes in Jamaica Bay--one of the most biologically productive habitats in the region--will have disappeared by 2011. This book presents the collaborative efforts of the Van Alan Institute, the National Parks Conservation Association, and Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation to investigate and document the diverse ecology of the park and re-envision a more sustainable future for it"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1978-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brash, Alexander
  • Hand, Jamie
  • Orff, Kate
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National parks and reserves
  • Natural areas
  • Gateway National Recreation Area (N.J. and N.Y.)
  • Gateway National Recreation Area (N.J. and N.Y.)
Label
Gateway : visions for an urban national park, Alexander Brash, Jamie Hand, and Kate Orff, editors, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC3387555
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
221 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3387555
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3387555
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10520557
  • (OCoLC)811412253
Label
Gateway : visions for an urban national park, Alexander Brash, Jamie Hand, and Kate Orff, editors, (electronic resource)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC3387555
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
221 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3387555
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3387555
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10520557
  • (OCoLC)811412253

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