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Hydrology and Hydrochemistry of British Wetlands

Out of Print

Edited By: Jocelyn Hughes and Louise Heathwaite

486 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #66396 | ISBN: 0471957593
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About this book

A collection of reviews and case studies dealing with the hydrological and hydrochemical processes at work in these ecosystems, which also contains a section on the ecological and management issues raised by these.


Contents

Partial table of contents:; HYDROLOGY; Overview of the Hydrology of British Wetlands (A. Heathwaite); The Role of Wetlands in Runoff Generation from Headwater Catchments (T. Burt); Groundwater-Fed Wetlands in the UK (J. Lloyd & J. Tellam); Groundwater in Raised Mire Systems: Models, Mounds and Myths (J. Bromley & M. Robinson); HYDROCHEMISTRY; Setting a Critical Load for Dystrophic Peat (R. Skeffington, et al.); The Management of Water Colour in Peatland Catchments (D. Butcher, et al.); ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT; Overview of the Ecology and Management of British Wetlands (J. Hughes & P. Johnes); Restoration of Cut-Over Peatlands: The Role of Hydrology in Determining Vegetation Quality (R. Money); The Impact of Disturbance on Mire Hydrology (A. Heathwaite); Index.

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