Wetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and Management by Dennis F. WhighamWetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and Management by Dennis F. Whigham

Wetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and Management

EditorDennis F. Whigham, D. Dykyjová, S. Hejný

Paperback | October 28, 2010

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This work deals with the distributions of wetlands, the description of wetland types, wetland classification systems, ecological characteristics (primary forcing functions which are responsible for the development and persistence of the wetlands), wetland use and conservation and recommendations on what should be done for each type of wetland.
Title:Wetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction; D. Whigman, D. Dykyjová, S. Hejný. 1. Wetlands of Africa: Introduction; P. Denny. Eastern Africa; P. Denny. Western Africa; D.M. John, C. Lévêque, L.E. Newton. South Africa; C.M. Breen, J. Heeg, M. Seaman. Summary; P. Denny. 2. Wetlands of Southern Europe and North Africa: Mediterranean Wetlands; R.H. Britton, A.J. Crivelli. 3. Wetlands of Australia: Northern (Tropical) Australia; C.M. Finlayson, I. von Oertzen. Southern (Temperate) Australia; S.W.L. Jacobs, M.A. Brock. 4. Wetlands of Papua New Guinea; P.L. Osborne. 5. Wetlands of South Asia; B. Gopal, K. Krishnamurthy. 6. Wetlands of Canada and Greenland; W.A. Glooschenko, C. Tarnocai, S. Zoltai, V. Glooschenko. 7. Wetlands of the United States; B.O. Wilen, R.W. Tiner. 8. Wetlands of Mexico; I. Olmsted. 9. Wetlands of Tropical South America; W.J. Junk. Index.

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` ... recommended without reservation for public library acquisition and for the specialist. All wetland scientists interested in broad perspectives will benefit from reading it. ' Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol.9, No.3