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The Resource Pandora's locks : the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway, Jeff Alexander

Pandora's locks : the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway, Jeff Alexander

Label
Pandora's locks : the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway
Title
Pandora's locks
Title remainder
the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Alexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The St. Lawrence Seaway was considered one of the world''s greatest engineering achievements when it opened in 1959. The 1 billion project-a series of locks, canals, and dams that tamed the ferocious St. Lawrence River-opened the Great Lakes to the global shipping industry. Linking ports on lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario to shipping hubs on the world''s seven seas increased global trade in the Great Lakes region. But it came at an extraordinarily high price. Foreign species that immigrated into the lakes in ocean freighters'' ballast water tanks unleashed a biological
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Jeff
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biological invasions
  • Nonindigenous aquatic pests
  • Discharge of ballast water
  • Discharge of ballast water
  • Nonindigenous aquatic pests
  • HISTORY
  • Biological invasions
  • Discharge of ballast water
  • Nonindigenous aquatic pests
  • Nonindigenous aquatic pests
  • Great Lakes
  • North America
  • North America
  • Aquatisches Ökosystem
  • Ballasttank
  • Invasion
  • Umweltkatastrophe
  • Große Seen
Label
Pandora's locks : the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway, Jeff Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PROLOGUE: Death of an icon -- DOMINION: Conquering nature -- Vampires of the deep -- Salt in the wound -- Alewife invasion -- A king is born -- PLAGUE: Fatal error -- Dangerous cargo -- Reckoning -- Ruffe seas -- Smoke and mirrors -- Meltdown -- DREISSENA EFFECT: Something amuck -- Blue, green, and deadly -- Cruel hoax -- Caspian Sea diet -- Whitefish and green slime -- Paradox -- Fear this -- BETRAYAL: Dirty secrets -- Who's in charge? -- Mission impossible -- Seaway heretics -- Westward Ho! -- Saving paradise -- EPILOGUE: Hope amid the ruins
Control code
ocn774285430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628951035
Lccn
2008048261
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtt4v
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774285430
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Pandora's locks : the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway, Jeff Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PROLOGUE: Death of an icon -- DOMINION: Conquering nature -- Vampires of the deep -- Salt in the wound -- Alewife invasion -- A king is born -- PLAGUE: Fatal error -- Dangerous cargo -- Reckoning -- Ruffe seas -- Smoke and mirrors -- Meltdown -- DREISSENA EFFECT: Something amuck -- Blue, green, and deadly -- Cruel hoax -- Caspian Sea diet -- Whitefish and green slime -- Paradox -- Fear this -- BETRAYAL: Dirty secrets -- Who's in charge? -- Mission impossible -- Seaway heretics -- Westward Ho! -- Saving paradise -- EPILOGUE: Hope amid the ruins
Control code
ocn774285430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628951035
Lccn
2008048261
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtt4v
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774285430
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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