Robert H. Webb

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Floods, Droughts, and Climate Change

The University of Arizona Press

No one in America would deny that the weather has changed drastically in our lifetime. We read about El Niño and La Niña, but how many of us really understand the big picture beyond our own front windows or even the headlines on the Weather Channel? Hydrologists and climatologists have long been aware of the role of regional ...

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Grand Canyon, A Century of Change

The University of Arizona Press

Photographs made in Grand Canyon a century ago may provide us today with a sense of history; photographs made a century later from the same vantage points give us a more precise picture of change in this seemingly timeless place.

Between 1889 and 1890, Robert Brewster Stanton made photographs every 1-2 miles through the river ...

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Lee's Ferry

From Mormon Crossing to National Park

Utah State University Press
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The Changing Mile Revisited

The University of Arizona Press

The Changing Mile, originally published in 1965, was a benchmark in ecological studies, demonstrating the prevalence of change in a seemingly changeless place. Photographs made throughout the Sonoran Desert region in the late 1800s and early 1900s were juxtaposed with photographs of the same locations taken many decades later.

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The Ribbon of Green

The University of Arizona Press

Woody wetlands constitute a relatively small but extremely important part of the landscape in the southwestern United States. These riparian habitats support more than one-third of the region's vascular plant species, are home to a variety of wildlife, and provide essential havens for dozens of migratory animals. Because of their limited ...

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Requiem for the Santa Cruz

An Environmental History of an Arizona River

The University of Arizona Press

Requiem for the Santa Cruz is the riveting human and natural history of the life and death of a Southwestern river. The book is a model for explaining changes in river systems and the consequences, and will appeal to a wide-ranging audience of water lawyers, floodplain managers, land-use planners, people who live near major rivers in the Southwest, bird watchers, and armchair historians.

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Damming Grand Canyon

The 1923 USGS Colorado River Expedition

Utah State University Press
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