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Tables of Contents for Turning the Tide
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Figures
xv
 
Foreword
xvii
 
William C. Baker
Preface
xxi
 
Part I THE CHESAPEAKE ECOSYSTEM
Rethinking the Bay
3
38
The Amputated Bay
6
3
An Unruly Beast--the Estuary
9
2
Slosh and Burp--the Wind's Will
11
2
The Only Constant Is Change
13
2
Invisible Fences
15
2
If You Farm the Bay, Pray for Drought
17
3
A Bit of River Goes a Long Way
20
1
Productivity--the Bay's Bottom Line
21
2
Doing More with Less
23
2
Ordering the Bay's House
25
2
Oysters Are Much More Than Hors d'Oeuvres
27
2
The Chesapeake Ecosystem
29
1
What the Animals Are Saying
30
3
Assessing the State of the Bay
33
8
Part II STATE OF THE BAY
Pollution
41
63
Agriculture
42
12
Susquehanna--the River That Is the Bay
54
4
Runoff--Sediment and Stormwater Pollution
58
8
Sewage
66
9
Toxics and Bacteria
75
12
Oil Spills
87
3
Air
90
7
Recreational Pollution--Boats
97
3
Dissolved Oxygen
100
4
Harvests
104
24
Declines
105
7
Restoration
112
16
Resilience
128
60
Forests
130
11
Nontidal Wetlands
141
6
Edges of the Bay
147
21
Bottom of the Bay
168
13
Upstream and Down
181
7
The Ultimate Issue: People
188
33
Individual Impacts
189
11
The Land Industry
200
21
Part III LESSONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Four Key Battles
221
31
The Washington Bypass: The Way to Traffic Hell Is Paved
221
7
Crabs: Could They Crash?
228
8
Centre County: A Farmer's Work Is Never Done
236
10
The Potomac: A (Qualified) Success Story
246
6
Recommendations
252
37
What Kind of Bay Do We Want?
253
6
Pollution
259
12
Harvests
271
4
Resilience
275
7
The Ultimate Issue: People
282
3
Toward an Environmental Ethic
285
4
Appendix A: State of the Bay 1998
289
2
Appendix B: Chesapeake Bay Timeline
291
6
Appendix C: The Clean Water Act
297
2
Appendix D: The Clean Air Act
299
2
Glossary
301
4
References
305
8
Index
313
10
Acknowledgments
323
2
About the Authors
325