The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

by Arnold G. van der Valk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198525400

ISBN-13: 9780198525400

Pub. Date: 03/24/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This introduction to freshwater wetlands describes those abiotic features of wetlands that make them unique as a habitat and examines in detail the adaptations, distributions, and interactions of various organisms (microbes, invertebrates, plants, and vertebrates) that collectively form wetland ecosystems. All kinds of freshwater wetlands are covered including

Overview

This introduction to freshwater wetlands describes those abiotic features of wetlands that make them unique as a habitat and examines in detail the adaptations, distributions, and interactions of various organisms (microbes, invertebrates, plants, and vertebrates) that collectively form wetland ecosystems. All kinds of freshwater wetlands are covered including lacustrine, palustrine, riverine and tidal forms. The management, conservation and restoration of wetlands are also covered. This is an accessible text suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in wetland ecology as well as professional researchers in the fields of limnology and freshwater ecology requiring a concise overview of the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198525400
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/24/2006
Series:
Biology of Habitats Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: What are wetlands?

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