The Intertidal Wilderness: A Photographic Journey through Pacific Coast Tidepools, Revised Edition

The Intertidal Wilderness: A Photographic Journey through Pacific Coast Tidepools, Revised Edition

Anne Wertheim Rosenfeld


The Intertidal desert is a gorgeous photographic exploration of the tidepools of the Pacific coast, from Baja California to as some distance north as southeast Alaska. those lush photos trap in outstanding colour the big number of existence and organic element within the intertidal sector alongside one of many world's so much dazzling coastlines. The interpretative textual content and captions describe telltale symptoms of ecological relationships and procedures, supporting the beach explorer to understand ecological interactions and their effects. The textual content delves into the jobs of pageant, predation, copy, normal edition in area and time, and colour that symbolize this brilliant ecosystem.

This revised variation has been up to date all through, incorporating new medical details, new pictures, and a brand new bankruptcy discussing the new human influence in this threatened surroundings. Fusing paintings and technological know-how, The Intertidal desolate tract conveys the fragility, complexity, and interdependence of the crops and animals residing on the interface of land and sea.

The Intertidal barren region vividly animates the unusually tender fantastic thing about the usually violent intertidal area, which day-by-day withstands pounding waves at excessive tides in addition to desiccation and publicity at low tides. With revealing photos, enticing textual content, and an excellent origin in marine biology, this ebook will seize the mind's eye of the informal beach customer in addition to the devoted enthusiast.

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