River Plants of Western Europe: The Macrophytic Vegetation of Watercourses of the European Economic Community

River Plants of Western Europe: The Macrophytic Vegetation of Watercourses of the European Economic Community

by S. M. Haslam, P. A. Wolseley

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ISBN-13: 9781107634671
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/08/2014
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. River development; 3. River classification; 4. Climate; 5. River discharges; 6. Species distribution in relation to physical factors; 7. Nutrient-status banding: colour banding; 8. Plant responses to rock type and nutrient regime; 9. Geographic distribution; 10. Factors causing changes in rivers with particular reference to the twentieth century; 11. Changes in vegetation during a decade; 12. Downstream changes; 13. Plant communities in Britain; 14. Plant communities in Germany; 15. Plant communities in Denmark; 16. Plant communities in Belgium; 17. Plant communities in Luxembourg; 18. Plant communities in Ireland; 19. Plant communities in The Netherlands; 20. Plant communities in (mainland) France; 21. Plant communities in (mainland) Italy; 22. Plant communities in Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica; 23. Plant communities in south Norway; 24. Community studies; 25. Community interpretation; 26. Management and related interference I; 27. Management and related interference II; 28. Pollution patterns; 29. Aspects of pollution; 30. Indices for damage and pollution; Appendixes; References; Index.

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