Living with Natures Extremes
Quaker Gilbert White has been called the most internationally renown geographer of the twentieth century, and one who personified the ideal of a natural resources scientist committed to stewardship of our planet. He has educated the nation and the world on how to change the ways we manage water resources, mitigate natural hazards, and assess the environment. what was less obvioius was Gilbert's very human approach to life. He worked best at resolving differences behing the scenes, holding a deep belief in the dignity and worth of each individual. This book is both biography and memoir - it's a tribute to a scientist who changed the scientific community and the world.