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Wetlands of the World 1: Inventory, Ecology and Management

Series: Handbook of Vegetation Science Volume: 15/2

Edited By: DF Whigham, D Dykyjová and S Hejny

768 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22092 | ISBN: 0792316851
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This work deals with the distribution of wetlands, the description of wetland types, wetland classification systems, ecological characteristics, wetland use and conservation, and recommendations on what should be done for each type of wetland.

' ... recommended without reservation for public library acquisition and for the specialist. All wetland scientists interested in broad perspectives will benefit from reading it. ' Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol.9, No.3


Wetlands of Africa - eastern Africa, P. Denny, western Africa, D.M. John et al, South Africa, C.M. Breen et al; wetlands of soutern Europe and north Africa - Mediterranean wetlands, R.H. Britton and A.J. Crivelli; wetlands of Australia - northern (tropical) Australia, C.M. Finlayson and I. von Oertzen, southern (temperate) Australia, S.W.L. Jacobs and M.A. Brock; wetlands of Papua New Guinea, P.L. Osborne; wetlands of south Asia, B. Gopal and K. Krishnamurthy; wetlands of Canada and Greenland, W.A. Clooschenko et al; wetlands of the United States, B.O. Wilen and R.W. Tiner; wetlands of Mexico, I. Olmsted; wetlands of tropical South America, W.J. Junk.

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