Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

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Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal:

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river, formed in Chicago by the junction of its North Branch (24 mi/39 km long) and South Branch (10 mi/16 km long), and flowing southeast via a canal into the Des Plaines River at Lockport, Ill.
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Later chapters cover topics such as alternative methods for snail control in aquaculture ponds, a heuristic tool for predicting dispersal of bighead carp in the Mississippi River system, an electric fish dispersal barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, and a theoretical strategy for eradication of Asian carp using a Trojan Y chromosome to shift the sex ratio of the population.
Expensive attempts are also being made to deter exotic nuisance species such as bighead carp and silver carp from invading Lake Michigan via the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Another important area of exploration is the "interplay between external markets and local developments, paying particular attention to the effects of the energy demands of a commercial economy on urban land-use patterns." (5) Smoke abatement movements in both cities illustrate this interplay, as do the two large canal projects: the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, and the Manchester Ship Canal.
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