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Estuary Plants and What's Happening to Them in South-east Australia

Field / Identification Guide

By: Geoff Sainty (Editor), John Hosking (Editor), Geoff Carr (Editor), Paul Adam (Editor)

652 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings, colour distribution maps

Sainty and Associates

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #207213 | ISBN-13: 9780958105538
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NHBS Price: £94.99 $116/€107 approx

About this book

Estuary Plants and What's Happening to Them in South-east Australia is split into two sections, the first, a field guide, gives detailed species information about plants that grow in estuaries and protected saline areas along the coast of south-east Australia. Plants covered include seagrasses, algae, mangroves, lowmarsh and highmarsh plants and more. The second half of Estuary Plants and What's Happening to Them in South-east Australia contains 23 chapters written by specialists on management, monitoring, rehabilitation, case histories, and ecological threats faced by this region.


Field Guide
Section authors' address list
Introduction - Paul Adam
Estuarine micro-algae-an overview - Jo Green, Claudia Catterall, Jason Sonneman
Blooms and invasions of macro-algae in estuarine systems - Sharon Cummins, Tim Glasby, Danny Roberts
Algae - Alan Millar
Seagrasses of south-east Australia-an introduction - Hugh Kirkman, John Kuo
Seagrasses -John Kuo, Hugh Kirkman , Geoff Sainty, Surrey Jacobs
Mangroves of south-east Australia - Norm Duke
Mangroves - Norm Duke
Low saltmarsh - Geoff Sainty, John Hosking, Geoff Carr, Paul Adam
High saltmarsh - Geoff Sainty, John Hosking, Geoff Carr, Paul Adam
Brackish - Geoff Sainty, John Hosking, Geoff Carr, Paul Adam
Fringing - Geoff Sainty, John Hosking, Geoff Carr
Overview of coastal saltmarsh and mangrove vegetation in Victoria - Geoff Carr
Inventory of Victorian marine, estuarine and saltmarsh vascular plant species - Geoff Carr

What's Happening To Them
Lake IIlawarra - Kathryn Duchatel, Lex Nielsen
Estuary management-a practical perspective - Todd Dickinson
Rehabilitation of estuarine habitats - Gee Chapman
Methods of mapping estuarine habitat - Greg West, Tim Glasby
Bloomin' algae - Alan Millar
Detecting and understanding environmental impacts -Tony Underwood
Saltmarsh rehabilitation and construction - Geoff Sainty, Danny Roberts
Engaging the community and rehabilitating saltmarsh, mangroves and seagrasses - Mia Dalby-Ball, Andre Olson
Saltmarsh conservation at Sydney Olympic Park - Swapan Paul, Kerry Darcovich, Andrew Jack
Nadgee Lake-challenging preconceptions about pristine estuaries - Peter Scanes, Geoff Coade
Icolls and climate change - Philip Haines
Sea levels are rising - Reg Morrison
Yarrahapinni-the wetlands - Peter Haskins
Werribee-Western Lagoon saltmarsh restoration - Jason Sonneman, Will Steele
Birds relying on estuary wetlands - Phil Straw
Interactions between fish and estuarine plants - Brianna Clynick
Impacts of boating on estuarine vegetation - Melanie Bishop
Poor fella my estuary - Geoff Hunter
Mosquitoes and coastal estuarine wetlands - Cameron Webb, Richard Russell
Biting midges associated with estuarine environments- Cameron Webb, Martin Shivas, Clive Easton
The dark side - Geoff Sainty, Kate Jennings
Streamwatch and the Cooks River Community - Gayle Adams

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