368 pages, 40 b/w photos, 61 illus
This book addresses the ecology and management of freshwater forests and wetlands located along sea coasts, assessing the current research, comparing data from different geographical regions, and integrating applications and ideas from foresters, land use managers, and water resource managers.
"As students and managers of marine habitats attempt to resolve the various interactions between coastal and shelf wetlands, it is obvious that the coastal forests will have to be given ever greater consideration if in fact these important ecological entities are to survive. Dr. Laderman's volume will be extremely important in assessments and understanding how man has already affected the forests and coastal zone, and how our future efforts can save them as refuges and perhaps, to a degree, as economic entities. . . .I recommend the volume to anyone interested in coastal interactions." --Marine Pollution Bulletin
"It has now been many years since I've taken other than a consultant's approach to the subject and the Coastal Forest book brought back how intellectually exciting the why and how forests grow where they do, can be."--Al Garlo, Senior Scientist, Normandeau Associates, Inc.
"Those interested in the ecology and biology of such forest ecosystems and their dominant speci
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