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Saltmarsh Ecology

Series: Cambridge Studies in Ecology

By: Paul Adam

461 pages, 92 illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 1993 | #23582 | ISBN: 0521448239
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Hardback | Oct 1990 | #7212 | ISBN: 0521245087
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About this book

This broad introduction to the ecology of the saltmarsh devotes particular attention to the diversity of saltmarsh vegetation worldwide, its ecophysiological characteristics, and its importance in functioning ecosystems.

' ... a wide-ranging and competent review ... it conveys a thorough understanding and enthusiasm for the subject'. Annals of Botany


Contents

Abbreviations for frequently-occurring species names; 1. General features of saltmarshes and their environment; 2. The saltmarsh biota; 3. Variation in saltmarsh vegetation; 4. Coping with the environment; 5. Plant life history studies; 6. Saltmarshes as ecosystems; 7. Modification, management and conservation; References; Index.

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