The book database used by this website is maintained by the Independent Booksellers Association. Therefore information concerning the availability of some titles may be inaccurate. For current information on what Hearthside Books has in stock please call or email.
Field Guide to Seaweeds of Alaska (Paperback)
The first and only Alaska seaweed field guide, this book is essential for beachcombers, naturalists, teachers, students, scientists, coastal monitors, and others in need of a quick, accurate identification of seaweeds in Alaska. More than one hundred of the most common seaweed species in Alaska's waters, as well as seagrasses and marine lichens, are fully described and illustrated with color photos on water-resistant paper.
About the Author
Mandy Lindeberg works for the National Marine Fisheries Service in the Habitat Division of the Auke Bay Laboratory near Juneau, Alaska. Her research includes studies on intertidal invertebrates, seaweeds, oiled shoreline and bioavailability surveys, and coastal mapping. Sandra C. Lindstrom is professor of botany at the University of British Columbia. She has studied seaweeds in Alaska for more than thirty-five years.
“Lindeberg and Lindstrom use their decades of field experience to vividly capture the essence of the seaweeds of Alaska. Stunning photographs accompanied by user-friendly keys allow the reader to easily identify green, brown, and red marine algae of Alaska.”
-Michael Wynne, University of Michigan