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Biomonitoring and Management of North American Freshwater Wetlands

By: Russell B Radar

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Aug 2001 | #123342 | ISBN: 0471352349
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Discusses the statistical issues related to sampling numerous sites, as well as the application of multivariate procedures and invertebrate functional groups to wetland bioassessment. Also covers key management topics, including many that are frequently overlooked in other treatments of the subject. Separate chapters discuss how to manage fish, waterbirds, and mosquitoes in wetlands. Other chapters address timber harvest strategies and impact assessment, as well as the biological control of an invasive wetland plant.

timely and welcome (Freshwater Forum, No.18 2002)

."..succeeds admirably in providing a state-of-the-art review..."(Aquatic Conservation, March/April 2002)


Preface; Contributors; An Introduction to Wetland Bioassessment and Management (R. Rader); BIOASSESSMENT IN FRESHWATER WETLANDS; General Principles of Establishing a Bioassessment Program (R. Rader & D. Shiozawa); Statistical Issues for Sampling Wetlands (S. Rathbun & J. Gerrritsen); Use of Predictive Models for Assessing the Biological Integrity of Wetlands and Other Aquatic Habitats (C. Hawkins & D. Carlisle); Application of Invertebrate Functional Groups to Wetland Ecosystem Function and Biomonitoring (K. Cummins & R. Merritt); Using Algae to Assess Wetlands with Multivariate Statistics, Multimetric Indices, and an Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (R. Stevenson); Development of Biocriteria for Wetlands in Montana (R. Apfelbeck); Monitoring the Condition of Wetlands: Indexes of Biological Integrity Using Invertebrates and Vegetation (J. Helgen & M. Gernes); Restoration of Wetland Plant Communities (J. Bohnen & S. Galatowitsch); Plant and Invertebrate Communities as Indicators of Success for Wetlands Restored for Wildlife (S. Wissinger, et al.); Birds, Plants, and Macroinvertebrates as Indicators of Restoration Success in New York Marshes (S. Brown & D. Batzer); Bacteria as Biomonitors (J. McArthur); Sampling Algae in Wetlands (G. Goldsborough); Sampling Macrophytes in Wetlands (C. Richardson & J. Vymazal); Sampling Invertebrates in Wetlands (D. Batzer, et al.); MANAGING FRESHWATER WETLANDS; Management of Wetland Fish Populations: Population Maintenance and Control (J. Snodgrass & J. Burger); Managing Wetlands for Waterbirds (M. Laubhan & J. Roelle); Mosquito Control and Habitat Modification: Case History Studies of San Francisco Bay Wetlands (V. Resh); Timber Harvest in Wetlands: Strategies and Impact Assessment (J. Prenger & T. Crisman); Biological Control of an Invasive Wetland Plant: Monitoring the Impact of Beetles Introduced to Control Purple Loosestrife (B. Blossey); Index.

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