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9 edition of A Natural History of California found in the catalog.

A Natural History of California

by Allan A. Schoenherr

  • 185 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal ecology,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Regional geography,
  • Reference,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Nature / General

  • Edition Notes

    California Natural History Guides

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages772
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709456M
    ISBN 100520069226
    ISBN 109780520069220

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This book is a crucial reference for anyone interested in natural patterns, Southen California flora and fauna, and environmental design. Highly recommended. It should be on your shelf. How about we make it required reading for all California residents so everyone can appreciate the natural beauty and brilliance of this great part of the planet?!!Cited by:   A Natural History of California focuses on each distinctive region, addressing its climate, rocks, soil, plants, and animals.

The second edition of this classic work features updated species names and taxa, new details about parks reclassified by federal and state agencies, new stories about modern human and animal interaction, and a new /5(3).

If you have an interest in the Sonoran Desert specifically, this book is a must have for your reference library. It is well written, informative and useful to just about everyone.

It covers all the areas of natural history you would expect, but also covers geology, and cultural history of the region as well/5(33). Schoenherr's writing is full of vitality and really draws a person in.

I'll soon be taking a naturalist class at my local community college because I've found I really enjoy hiking and understanding the natural history in my area of southern California. Discover the real world around YOU through this book, if you're visiting or living in /5.

California has the largest economy in the United States and, inwas the first state to reach the trillion-dollar benchmark in gross state product. InCalifornia. This guide is the only complete reference to the sharks, rays, and chimaeras found in California's waters― from the intertidal zone to miles offshore.

Species accounts give information on habitat and range, natural history, interactions with humans, nomenclature, and further referencesReviews: 1.

From deserts and grasslands to glaciers and the spectacular Pacific coast, California is a naturalist's paradise. The authors of the California Natural History Guides have walked into wildfires, plunged into sharkinfested waters, scaled the Sierra Nevada, peeked under rocks, and gazed into the sky to present the most extensive California environmental education series in.

"This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the natural history of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts It would be an ideal text for a community college or undergraduate course on desert ecology."—Madrono"If I were forced to limit my southwestern library to one book, this would be it.

A Natural History of California focuses on each distinctive region, addressing its climate, rocks, soil, plants, and animals. The second edition of this classic work features updated species names and taxa, new details about parks reclassified by federal and state agencies, new stories about modern human and animal interaction, and a new.

The California Naturalist Handbook provides a fun, science-based introduction to California’s natural history with an emphasis on observation, discovery, communication, stewardship and conservation.

It is a hands-on guide to learning about the natural environment of California. In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan A. Schoenherr describes the natural history of California—a state with a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent size in all of North America.

A Natural History of California focuses on each distinctive. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan A. Schoenherr describes the natural history of California--a state with a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent size in all of North America.

A Natural History of California focuses on each distinctive region, addressing its climate. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Univ of California Press Get Books In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan A. Schoenherr describes the natural history of California—a state with a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent.

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Finally here is a book that is both a natural history of this beautiful region and an excellent guide to its extensive public lands. The first section introduces the area's geology, climate, flora, fauna, and human history. A field guide to the animals and plants of Orange County, California, with information on distribution, biology, and conservation status.

Natural History of Orange County, California. * An overview of major wildfires in California's history * A discussion of the effect of climate change on fires in natural landscapes A book in the Californians and Their Environment subseries, dedicated to understanding human influences on the state's ecology and natural.

Northwest California: A Natural History By John O. Sawyer University of California Press, Read preview Overview A History of California: The Spanish Period By Charles E. Chapman Macmillan, A nice Natural History of Northern California. The author has a plant-bias, but does a nice job describing the area and gives some tips for special areas to visit.

I learned a lot about the formation of the region and how that has affected the current biota. He also described the effects of human land uses well/5. Shop our American history books collection.

Find best sellers about civil war, American legends, breweries and wineries, and more. Buy your favorite book today!. Main Selection, Natural Science Book Club. Spann years and covering topics that range from Pleistocene glaciers to the ill-fated Donner Party, The Desert's Past presents the first complete synthesis of the environmental and human history of North America's Great Basin.The history of California can be divided into: the Native American period; European exploration period from to ; the Spanish colonial period, to ; the Mexican period, to ; and United States statehood, from September 9, (in Compromise of ) which continues to this present day.

California was settled from the North by successive waves of .About the Book. This guide is the only complete reference to the sharks, rays, and chimaeras found in California's waters— from the intertidal zone to miles offshore. Species accounts give information on habitat and range, natural history, interactions with humans, nomenclature, and further references.