The Ecology and Management of Wetlands: Volume 1: Ecology of Wetlands

The Ecology and Management of Wetlands: Volume 1: Ecology of Wetlands

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ISBN-13: 9781468473940
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 01/31/2014
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Resource.- 1. Global Wetlands — History, Current Status and Future.- 2. The Functions of a Pristine Estuarine Ecosystem.- 3. Aquatic Animal Production and Wetland Relationships: Insights Gleaned Following Wetland Loss or Gain.- 4. River Regulation Effects on Floodplain Hydrology and Ecology.- 5. Expertise in Wetlands Research and Management: The Need and Some Priorities for North-South Transfer.- II. Hydrologic and Water Quality Values of Wetlands.- 6. A Review of the Recharge-Discharge Function of Wetlands.- 7. Some Comments on the Relation Between Ground Water and Wetlands.- 8. Water Quality Functions of Wetlands: Natural and Managed Systems.- 9. Analysis of Flood Peak Moderation by Depressional Wetland Sites.- 10. Physical and Biological Control of Mangrove Pore Water Chemistry.- 11. The Value of Wetlands in Low Relief Landscapes.- 12. Wetland Evapotranspiration in Temperate and Arid Climates.- 13. Role of Coastal Marshes in Energy Dissipation and Shore Protection.- 14. Ground-water and Surface-water Interactions in Minnesota and Wisconsin Wetlands.- III. Biological Values of Wetlands.- 15. Wetlands and Their Relationship to Migrating and Winter Populations of Waterfowl.- 16. Aquatic Habitats of Breeding Waterfowl.- 17. Coastal Wetlands — Major Ecological Entities for Wading and Shore Birds.- 18. Mammals and Wetlands.- 19. Endangered, Threatened and Rare Wetland Plants and Animals of the Continental United States.- 20. Aquatic Invertebrates of Freshwater Wetlands: Function and Ecology.- IV. Formation, Chemistry and Biology of Wetland Soils.- 21. Soil Formation Under Hydromorphic Conditions.- 22. Characterization and Origin of Delmarva Bay Basin Fill.- 23. Gas Exchange and Atmospheric Properties of Flooded Soils.- 24. Chemistry of Metals and Trace Elements in a Submerged Soil.- 25. Phosphorus Transformations in Flooded Soils.- 26. Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics in Wetland Soils.- 27. The Influence of Redox Potential on the Environmental Chemistry of Contaminants in Soils and Sediments.- 28. Wetland Soils with High Sulfide Contents.- 29. Soil Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Organic Carbon in Transplanted Estuarine Marshes.- V. The Tolerance of Plant Species to Wetland Sites.- 30. Biochemical Adaptations to Anoxia in Barnyard Grass.- 31. Involvement of the Hormones Ethylene and Abscisic Acid in Some Adaptive Responses of Plants to Submergence, Soil Waterlogging and Oxygen Shortage.- 32. Nutrient Uptake and Acclimation to Soil Waterlogging and Oxygen Shortage in Non-wetland Plants.- 33. Cytoplasmic Acidosis and Flooding Tolerance in Crop Plants.- 34. The Relationship of Soil Parameters and Root Metabolism to Primary Production in Periodically Inundated Soils.- 35. Mineral Nutrition of Oxygen-stressed Crops and its Relationship to some Physiological Responses.- 36. Responses of Woody Seedlings to Elevated Flood Water Temperatures.- 37. Ultrastructure Studies as a Means of Evaluating Plant Tolerance to Flooding.- 38. Use of Oxygen Microelectrodes to Measure Aeration in the Roots of Intact Tree Seedlings.- 39. Flood Tolerance Indices for Palustrine Forest Species.- 40. Interspecific Genetic Variation of Loblolly Pine Tolerance to Soil Waterlogging.- VI. Estuarine Wetlands and Interactions Among their Components.- 41. Pathways and Controls of the Carbon Cycle in Salt Marshes.- 42. Irregularly Flooded Salt Marshes of the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the United States.- 43. A Comparison of Vascular Plant Communities in Tidal Freshwater and Saltwater Marshes.- 44. Herbivore Population Dynamics in Intertidal Marshlands: The Role of Host Plant Nutrition.- 45. The Utilization of Seagrass Meadows by Fishery Organisms.- 46. A Comparison of Fish and Invertebrate Community Composition in Tidal Freshwater and Oligohaline Marsh Systems.- 47. Pattern and Process in Arid-region Salt Marshes — Southern California.

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