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Global Wetlands: Old World and New

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Edited By: WJ Mitsch

967 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | Dec 1994 [1996 reprint] | #34999 | ISBN: 0444814787
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Contrasts both wetland ecology and wetland management in the Old and New Worlds, with discussions on specific wetlands such as the Pantanal (Brazil), the Parana River (Argentina) and the Chesapeake Bay (USA).


The worlds wetlands of the old and new worlds: ecology and management (W.J. Mitsch et al.) An early history of wetland ecology (M. Boule). Wetlands in 21st century: the challenge to conservation science (P.J. Dugan). Biogeochemistry: Biogeochemical cycling in wetland in the "Old" and "New" world. Comparative study of nutrient-related processes in geographically seperated wetlands: towards a science base for functional procedures (J.T.A. Verhoeven et al.). Dentrification in riparian forests receiving agricultural discharges (D.E. Weller et al.). Environmental methane in the Amazon River floodplain (A.H. Devol et al.). Tidal exchange: Import-Export of nutrients and organic matter in salt marshes. Comparative studies of salt marsh processes in the new and old world: an introduction (J.C. Lefeuvre, R.F. Dame). variations in tidal exchange processes between a Dutch salt marsh, the Slufter, and the North sea (J. Asjes, N.M.J.A. Dankers). Uncertainties in inport/export studies and the outwelling theory. An analysis with the support of hydrodynamic modelling (A.M.M. de Bettencourt et al.). Fifteen years of marsh flumes: a review of marsh-water column interactions in Southeastern USA estuaries (D.L. Childers). The net flux of materials between marsh-esuarine systems and the sea: the Atlantic coast of the United States (R.F. Dame). Ecological Engineering. Wetlands and wter quality. Soil processes regulating water quality in the wetlands (K.R. Reddy, E.M. D'Angelo). Wetlands for water polishing: Free water surface wetlands (R.H.Kadlec). Pulsed-discharge waste water wetlands: the potential for solving multiple problems by varying hydroperiod (J.B. Zedler et al.). How wetlands are used to improve water quality in China (J.S. Yan, Y.S. Zhang). Wetlands for ecological engineering - examples from extreme circumstances. Ecological engineering of wetlands by beavers (C.A. Johnston. Design and operational limitations of engineered wetland in cold climates - Canadian experience (G. Lakshman). Nutrient processing in artificial wetland engineered for high loading: a septage treatment example ( J.M Teal et al.). Wetland creation and restoration. Establishment of wetland ecosystems in lakes created by minning in Western Australia ( J.M. Chambers, A.J. McComb). Hydrological wetland restoration in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam (R.D. Beilfuss, J.A. Barzen). Restoration strategies for the degrading Rihand River and reservoir ecosystems in India ( R.S. Ambasht, N.K. Srivastiva). Ordination of wetland insect populations: evaluation of potential mitigation monitering tool (R.J. Garono, J.G.Kooser) Modelling and analysis . Integration of Dynamic and Spatial modelling of wetlands. Ecosystem models of aquatic primary production and fish migration in Laguna de Terminos, Mexico (E. Reyes et al.). Spatial and dynamic modelling; Describing the terrestrialization of fen ecosystems (S.A. Bakker). (Part contents).

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