Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lisa Howorth: IMG So Many Books, So Many Writers



I'm not a bookseller, but I'm married to one, and Square Books is a family. And we all know about families and how hard it is to disassociate... Continue »

spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Other titles in the Natural World series:

Lichens (Natural World)

Lichens (Natural World) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the rain forests of Costa Rica to the frozen deserts of Antarctica, lichens are a familiar part of the landscape. Widespread and long-lived, yet vulnerable to environmental disturbance, lichens are useful to scientists in assessing the effects of air pollution, ozone depletion, and metal contamination. Illustrated with more than 150 color photographs, Lichens reveals the varied and intriguing world of organisms that have been used in natural remedies and are becoming key indicators of the earth's environmental health.

Synopsis:

From the rain forests of Costa Rica to the frozen deserts of Antarctica, lichens are a familiar part of the landscape. Widespread and long-lived, yet vulnerable to environmental disturbance, lichens are useful to scientists in assessing the effects of air pollution, ozone depletion, and metal contamination. Illustrated with more than 150 color photographs, Lichens reveals the varied and intriguing world of organisms that have been used in natural remedies and are becoming key indicators of the earth's environmental health.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560988793
Other:
Purvis, William
Author:
Natural History Museum
Author:
PURVIS W
Author:
Purvis, William
Publisher:
Smithsonian Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Microbiology
Subject:
Lichens
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology
Subject:
Botany
Edition Description:
Smithsonian
Series:
Smithsonian's Natural World Series
Series Volume:
034
Publication Date:
20000917
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9.25x8.32x.38 in. .92 lbs.

Related Subjects


Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Botany

Lichens (Natural World)
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 112 pages Smithsonian Books - English 9781560988793 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From the rain forests of Costa Rica to the frozen deserts of Antarctica, lichens are a familiar part of the landscape. Widespread and long-lived, yet vulnerable to environmental disturbance, lichens are useful to scientists in assessing the effects of air pollution, ozone depletion, and metal contamination. Illustrated with more than 150 color photographs, Lichens reveals the varied and intriguing world of organisms that have been used in natural remedies and are becoming key indicators of the earth's environmental health.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.