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    Springs of Texas: v. 1 (Texas A&M University Agriculture) (Hardback) By (author) Gunnar Brune, Introduction by Helen C. Besse

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    DescriptionGunnar Brune's Springs of Texas, first published privately in 1981, is a classic work of Texas natural history that provides the only thorough treatment of more than twenty-nine hundred springs in 183 Texas counties. The book also includes an in-depth discussion of the general characteristics of springs - their physical and prehistoric settings, their historical significance, and their associated flora and fauna. Nine maps locate the state's springs and seeps, hot and warm springs, spring aquifers, mineral springs, and early trails related to springs. Brune also addresses the issues surrounding springs and Texas water law. In the introduction to the new edition, Helen C. Besse updates this information as well as other sections of the book. When completed, Volume II will cover the other 71 counties of the state. As cases arise concerning everything from the rights of spring owners to the fate of endangered species, as clean water supplies become ever more important, Springs of Texas will remain a key reference for all those interested in this valuable and fragile resource.


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    Title
    Springs of Texas: v. 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gunnar Brune, Introduction by Helen C. Besse
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,923 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585441969
    ISBN 10: 1585441961
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBSX
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    BIC subject category V2: RBG
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 18
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 05
    BIC subject category V2: RBKF
    B&T Approval Code: A56600000
    BISAC V2.8: NAT038000
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/TEXAS
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDSTH
    BISAC V2.8: REF000000, BUS054000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBSX
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 333.91/04/09764
    LC classification: GB1198.3.T4 B78 2002
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 333.91040976
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 551.49809764
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    272 b&w photographs, 38 line drawings, 9 colour maps
    Publisher
    Texas A & M University Press
    Imprint name
    Texas A & M University Press
    Publication date
    31 May 2002
    Publication City/Country
    College Station
    Author Information
    The late GUNNAR BRUNE was a geologist who worked for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and the Texas Water Development Board. HELEN C. BESSE is president of Capital Environmental Services and of the Ecological Recovery Foundation in Austin.