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Where the Great River Rises
An Atlas of the Upper Connecticut River Watershed in Vermont and New Hampshire
Rebecca A. Brown, ed.

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

Foreword – Sharon F. Francis
• Preface – Barry Lawson
• A Note on Map Making – Bob Gagliuso
• Acknowledgments – Rebecca A. Brown and Barry Lawson
• Introduction: Connections with the River – W. D. Wetherell
• THE PHYSICAL LANDSCAPE
• Introduction
• Physiography and Bedrock Geology – Jon Kim and David Wunsch
• Glacial Geology – Laurence Becker and David Wunsch
• Soils – Thomas Villars
• CLIMATE AND WEATHER
• Introduction – Nat Tripp
• Weather and Climate – Steve Maleski
• Extreme Weather Events – Natalie Koch
• Climate Change – Natalie Koch
• THE RIVER AND WATERSHED
• Introduction
• Subwatersheds and Major Tributaries – Adair D. Mulligan and Bob Gagliuso
• Groundwater – Sarah Flanagan
• Streamflow – Richard Moore
• Water Quality – Adair D. Mulligan
• Water Management – Cleve Kapala and Rebecca A. Brown
• THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
• Introduction
• Habitats and Natural Communities – Ned Swanberg
• Forests – Charles V. Cogbill
• Wetlands – Brett Engstrom
• Flora – David S. Conant
• Birds – Charlie Browne
• Fish – David L. Deen
• Reptiles and Amphibians – Jim Andrews
• Mammals – Ted Levin
• HUMAN HISTORY OF THE WATERSHED
• Introduction
• Native Space – Lisa Brooks, Donna Roberts Moody, and John Moody
• Early Settlement – Jere Daniell
• Early Agriculture – Steve Taylor
• The Industrial Era – Richard Ewald
• CURRENT WATERSHED PATTERNS
• Introduction
• Contemporary Agriculture – Steve Taylor
• Land Use – Kevin Geiger and Barry Lawson
• The Postindustrial Economy – Preston Gilbert and Rebecca A. Brown
• Demographics – Will Sawyer and Barry Lawson
• TRANSPORTATION AND ENERGY
• Introduction
• Water Travel – Sharon A. Penney
• Roads – Sharon A. Penney and Barry Lawson
• Railroads – Nat Tripp and Sharon A. Penney
• Aviation – Roger Damon, Jr.
• Energy – John Marshall and Barbara Ripley
• CULTURE, EDUCATION, AND RECREATION
• Introduction
• Cultural Institutions – Rebecca A. Brown
• Dartmouth College – James Wright
• Tourism and Historic Sites – Rebecca A. Brown and Judy Hayward
• Recreation – Adair D. Mulligan
• Epilogue: Opportunities and Challenges – Sharon F. Francis
• Bibliography
• Connecticut River Joint Commissioners
• Atlas Advisory Group
• Illustration and Table Credits
• Index

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