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Wetlands ecosystems in Asia : function and management

Author: M H Wong
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier, 2004.
Series: Developments in ecosystems, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explains wetlands ecosystems in Asia and deals with function and management.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M H Wong
ISBN: 0444516913 9780444516916
OCLC Number: 56446962
Description: xxiv, 451 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: A comparison of issues and management approaches in Moreton Bay, Australia and Chesapeake Bay, USA / W.C. Dennison [and others] --
Wetland utilization and protection in China / Q.G. Zhao and J. Song --
Ecological and environmental function of wetland landscape in the Liaohe Delta / D.N. Xiao and X.Z. Li --
The Dyke-Pond systems in South China: past, present and future / M.H. Wong [and others] --
Heavy metal mobility and aquatic biogeochemical processes at Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong / Y. Liang and M.H. Wong --
Biogeochemistry of metals in the Rhizosphere of wetland plants --
an explanation for "innate" metal tolerance? / M.L. Otte [and others] --
Mycotrophy and its significance in wetland ecology and wetland management / A.G. Khan --
Assessment of risks to the Mai Po/Inner Deep Bay Ramsar Site due to environmental contaminants / P.K.S. Lam and M.H.W. Lam --
Modelling contamination in an urban canal sediment: some preliminary results from a Phytoremediation Project / N.M. Dickinson [and others] --
Conflicts in the management of a wetland nature reserve --
case study of the Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong / L. Young --
Conservation and uses of mangroves in Hong Kong and Mainland China / N.F.Y Tam --
An integrated analysis of sustainable human-water interactions in wetland ecosystems of Taihu Lake Basin, East China / D. Hu [and others] --
Ecological benefits of Italian polar afforestation in Wetland areas along the Yangtze River, Fanchang County of Anhui Province / Z.J. Xi, D. Hu and R.X. Wang --
Wetland conservation and management in the Philippines: where are we now? the case of seagrass and mangrove / M.D. Fortes --
Economic valuation of mangroves for improved usage and management in Thailand / C. Tingsabadh and S. Pongkijvorasin --
Constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment: principles and practices / C. Polpasert --
Planting, selections and plant establishment in constructed wetlands in a tropical environment / M. Beharrell --
Nitrogen removal processes in constructed wetlands / C.C. Tanner --
Operation and maintenance for constructed wetlands / M. Beharrell --
Urban and highway runoff treatment by constructed wetlands / R.B.E. Shutes [and others] --
Wetland ecosystems for treatment of stormwater in an urban environment / J. Gan --
The application of constructed wetlands for water quality improvement in the Deep Bay Catchment of Hong Kong / M.W. Cha --
Use of a wetland system for treating Pb/Zn mine effluent: a case study in Southern China from 1984 to 2002 / Z.H. Ye, M.H. Wong and C.Y. Lan --
Wetland creation in Hong Kong / S.S.S. Lau.
Series Title: Developments in ecosystems, 1.
Responsibility: edited by M.H. Wong.


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"This book does do a good job of documenting challenges facing the wetlands of coastal China and Hong Kong wetlands."-Ecological Engineering, 2006

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