Wetland Creation, Restoration, and Conservation: The State of Science

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This book covers selected papers that were presented by participants at a "Wetland Invitational" held in Columbus Ohio, USA in May 2003. They are divided, by subject matter into four general categories: 1. Restoration of a large river basin and delta; 2. Long-term wetland restoration; 3. Creation of wetlands for mitigation of wetland loss; 4. Conservation and restoration of the world’s wetlands.

• Provides key integrated, long-term assessments
• Covers a selection of the world's most significant wetlands
• Addresses management approaches for wetland conservation, creation and restoration

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444521347
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/6/2006
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 0.50 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Wetland creation, restoration, and conservation: A Wetland Invitational at the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park; W.J. Mitsch
Restoration of a large river basin and delta
Implications of global climatic change and energy cost and availability for the restoration of the Mississippi Delta; J.W. Day et al.
Nitrate-nitrogen retention by wetlands in the Mississippi River Basin; W.J. Mitsch, J.W. Day, Jr., L. Zhang, and R. Lane
Nutrient farming: The business of environmental management; D.L. Hey, L.S. Urban, and J. Kostel
Long-term wetland restoration
Hambleton Island restoration: Environmental Concern’s first wetland creation project; E.W. Garbish
Landscape restoration following phosphate mining: Thirty years of co-evolution of science, industry, and regulation; M.T. Brown
Creation of wetlands for mitigation of wetland loss
Are we purveyors of wetland homogeneity? A model of degradation and restoration to improve wetland mitigation performance; R.P. Brooks, D.H. Wardrop, C.A. Cole, and D.A. Campbell
Construction of fens with and without hydric soils; J.P. Amon, C.S. Jacobson, and M.L. Shelley
Modeling the suitability of wetland restoration at the watershed scale; D. White and S. Fennessy
Conservation and restoration of the world’s wetlands
Integrating vertical and horizontal approaches for management of shallow lakes and wetlands; T.L. Crisman, C. Mitraki, and G. Zalidis
Pantanal: A large South American wetland at a crossroads; W.J. Junk
Ecological engineering for successful management and restoration of mangrove forests; R.R. Lewis

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