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Orsi, Jared 1970-

Works: 5 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 3,107 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: F592.P653, 973.48092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jared Orsi
Hazardous metropolis : flooding and urban ecology in Los Angeles by Jared Orsi( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite having 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basins & nearly 500 miles of paved river channels, Los Angeles still struggles to cope with the threat of flash flooding. Orsi advances a new paradigm - the urban ecosystem - for understanding the city's complex & unpredictable waterways
Citizen explorer : the life of Zebulon Pike by Jared Orsi( )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in 1779, Zebulon Pike joined the army and served in frontier posts before embarking on a series of expeditions that rivaled those by Lewis and Clark. He sought the headwaters of the Mississippi, the sources of the Arkansas and Red Rivers, which led him to Pike's Peak and capture by Spanish forces. Surveying and gathering data Pike sought to incorporate distant territories into the republic, to overlay the west with the American map; yet he became increasingly dependent on people who had no attachment to the nation he served
National parks beyond the nation : global perspectives on "America's best idea"( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"National Parks beyond the Nation brings together the work of fifteen scholars and writers to reveal the tremendous diversity of the global national park experience--an experience sometimes influencing, sometimes influenced by, and sometimes with no reference whatever to the United States. They explore the historical interactions and influences--intellectual, political, and material--within and between national park systems in Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Indonesia, Antarctica, Brazil, and other countries"--Provided by publisher
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota : historic resource study by Mark Fiege( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Book review of] Sight unseen: how Frémont's first expedition changed the American landscape, by Andrew Menard by Jared Orsi( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Hazardous metropolis : flooding and urban ecology in Los Angeles
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