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Dublin Bay : nature and history / Richard Nairn, David Jeffrey, Rob Goodbody.

By: Nairn, Richard, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Jeffrey, D. W. (David W.) | Goodbody, Rob.
Publisher: Cork : The Collins Press, 2017Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781848893290.Subject(s): Natural history -- Ireland -- Dublin Bay | Dublin Bay (Ireland) -- HistoryDDC classification: 508.41835
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. The coastal environment -- 3. Marine life -- 4. Shorelines -- 5. Coastlands -- 6. Birds -- 7. Settlers on the shore -- 8. Built landscape -- 9. Historical maps -- 10. Maritime heritage -- 11. Using the Bay -- 12. The future of the Bay.
Summary: On the fringe of Dublin's hive of human activity, a miraculous coastal ecosystem supports millions of tiny creatures and thousands of migratory birds from as far afield as Arctic Canada and tropical Africa. Nature is intimately linked with the people whose lives unfold around it, and over a million people have direct access to Dublin Bay.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-April 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. The coastal environment -- 3. Marine life -- 4. Shorelines -- 5. Coastlands -- 6. Birds -- 7. Settlers on the shore -- 8. Built landscape -- 9. Historical maps -- 10. Maritime heritage -- 11. Using the Bay -- 12. The future of the Bay.

On the fringe of Dublin's hive of human activity, a miraculous coastal ecosystem supports millions of tiny creatures and thousands of migratory birds from as far afield as Arctic Canada and tropical Africa. Nature is intimately linked with the people whose lives unfold around it, and over a million people have direct access to Dublin Bay.

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