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Tropical Freshwater Wetlands: A Guide to Current Knowledge and Sustainable Management

Proceedings

Series: Developments in Hydrobiology Volume: 112

By: Henri Roggeri

349 pages, B/w photos, figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #52859 | ISBN: 0792337859
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NHBS Price: £163.00 $208/€195 approx

About this book

Detailed coverage of definitions, typology, functions and values, and sustainable management. Includes thirteen case studies, making this a very detailed and valuable reference for wetland professionals.

'A general index concludes this very useful and practical manual devoted to tropical freshwater wetlands.' International Review of Hydrobiology, 4:83 (1998)


Contents

Section 1: Introduction and Presentation. Section 2: Tropical Freshwater Wetlands: Definitions and Typology. Section 3: Functions and Values of Wetlands. Section 4: Interventions. Section 5: Detrimental Impacts of Interventions. Section 6: Sustainable Management: Guiding Principles and Practical Approaches. Appendix A: Case Studies. Appendix B: Information Sheets. Appendix C: Alternatives, and Prevention, Mitigation and Compensation Measures. Appendix D: Additional Texts and Tables. Appendix E: References and Bibliographical Sources. Appendix F: Index of Bibliographical Sources. Appendix G: Information and Expertise Sources. Appendix H: Index of Information and Expertise Sources. Appendix I: Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols. Appendix J: Copyrighted Texts and Illustrations.

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