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Habitat Conservation: Managing the Physical Environment

Edited By: Andrew Warren and Jon French

356 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Feb 2001 | #94366 | ISBN: 047198499X
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Hardback | Feb 2001 | #94364 | ISBN: 0471984981
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About this book

Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the geography, geology, environmental, science, ecology and biology of nature conservation and the physical environment. Covers physical environments coupled with physical processes which have a direct relevance to nature conservation.

a highly stimulating and thought-provoking read (The Holocene, Vol.12, No.1, 2002)


Contents

List of contributors. Preface. Relations Between Nature Conservation and the Physical Environment (A. Warren and J.R. French). Mountain Resources and Conservation (N. Bayfield). Valley-Side Slopes (A. Warren). Conservation and the River Channel Environment (N. Clifford). Floodplains (F. Hughes and S. Rood). Lakes (L. Carvalho and N. Anderson). Freshwater Wetlands (J. Thompson and C. Finlayson). Physical Contexts for Saltmarsh Conservation (J. French and D. Reed). Coastal Dunes (S.M. Arens, et al.). Climate Change and Nature Conservation (C. Agnew and S. Fennessy). Sea-Level Rise (J. French and T. Spencer). Index.

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