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NATURAL HISTORY
Seasons of Bay Life Mini Poster$25 Item info Add To
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Seasons of Bay Life Poster$45 Add To
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Natural History of San Francisco Bay$25 Item Info Add To
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RECYCLING
An Examination of Markets for Locally Recycled Materials in Northern California$20 Item Info Add To Cart

WATER QUALITY
Evaluation of Hydrocarbons in Runoff to San Francisco Bay$15 Item Info Add To Cart
Urban Stormwater Treatment at Coyote Hills Marsh$20 Item Info Add To
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EROSION CONTROL
Manual of Standards for Erosion and Sediment Control Measures$50 Item Info Add To Cart
Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook$80 Item Info Add To Cart

DESALINATION
Desalination: Putting the Technology into Practice$20 Item Info Add To Cart

 

NATURAL HISTORY
Seasons of Bay Life Mini-Poster

Mini-poster (12 x 18") showing which months of the year are the best times to see migrating waterfowl, spawning herring, pupping harbor seals, or avocet chicks around the Bay. Full color. $25--proceeds benefit publication of ESTUARY News magazine.

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$25

CAT. NO. 700011EST

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Seasons of Bay Life Poster

Full-sized poster (25 x 38") showing which months of the year are the best times to see migrating waterfowl, spawning herring, pupping harbor seals, or avocet chicks around the Bay. Full color. $45--proceeds benefit publication of ESTUARY News magazine.

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$45

CAT. NO. 700012EST

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Natural History of San Francisco Bay

An "eminently readable" 300-page, fully illustrated guide to the body of water at the heart of the Bay Area. Covers topics including tides, flows, fish and wildlife populations, ocean and climate cycles, endangered and invasive species, and the path from civilization to environmental restoration.

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$25

CAT. NO. 700013EST

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RECYCLING
An Examination of Markets for Locally Recycled Materials
in Northern California

December 1992, 110 pages. Describes the general economics and markets for recycled materials. Provides information on supply and demand conditions for secondary paper and plastic in Northern California. Also offers recommendations for improving markets for these materials.

 

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$20 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P93002WAT

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WATER QUALITY
Evaluation of Hydrocarbons in Runoff to San Francisco Bay

December 1985, 138 pages. Describes results of quantitative and qualitative investigation of oil and grease in urban stormwater runoff in 15 watersheds within the San Francisco Bay Area. Discusses impact of land use, oil and grease loading coefficients, usage of other chemical parameters to indicate oil and grease loadings, results of modelling loading to San Francisco Bay, and impact of findings on potential control measures.

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$15 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P83009WAT

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Urban Stormwater Treatment at Coyote Hills Marsh

December 1986, 181 pages. Details the applicability of creating wetlands for stormwater treatment in the San Francisco Bay Area. Reports the results of a two-year monitoring study at the Demonstration Urban Stormwater Treatment [DUST] Marsh at Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont. Study parameters included: water quality, soil and sediments, vegetation and fish tissues, with emphasis on fate of heavy metals. The prototype marsh was designed to test various system configurations for water treatment effectiveness, to maintain and enhance other uses of the area such as flood control and wildlife habitat, and to demonstrate the practicality of constructing a treatment wetland.

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$20 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P86001WAT

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EROSION CONTROL
Manual of Standards for Erosion and Sediment Control Measures

May 1995, 422 pages. Provides policy guidance, legal guidelines and technical standards, with sample specifications for controlling water quality impacts from land use activities in the Bay Area. Covers control measures for urban or developing areas, with emphasis on control of construction erosion.

 

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$50 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P95001WAT

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Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook

April 1986, 454 pages. This textbook provides all of the information needed to select and design erosion control measures for construction sites. Contents include theory of erosion control, theory and application of control measures and how to select appropriate measures for your site. This textbook, a “one-of-its-kind”, was written for national applicability and includes useful information not commonly provided in most engineering curricula. A companion volume, Manual of Standards for Erosion and Sediment Control Measures, provides detailed construction specifications applicable in California.

Price:
$80 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P86006PLN

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DESALINATION
Desalination: Putting the Technology into Practice

April 1991, about 200 pages. Handouts from an all-day ABAG conference on desalination.

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$20 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P93001WAT

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