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Wetlands

Author: Peter D Moore; Richard Garratt
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2006.
Series: Biomes of the Earth.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Where do wetland habitats occur on the planet? What factors control their distribution? What threats impact these areas, and how much conservation effort is necessary? In a clear and concise format, Wetlands explores the answers to these questions and much more. Beginning with a general overview of the geography and geology of wetlands--including lakes, ponds, pothole mires, marshes, temperate and tropical swamps,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moore, Peter D.
Wetlands.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2006
(DLC) 2005009085
(OCoLC)58789113
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Moore; Richard Garratt
ISBN: 9781438100692 1438100698
OCLC Number: 226258835
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 220 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Contents: Geography of wetlands --
Geology of wetlands --
Wetland ecosystem --
Wetland biodiversity --
Wetlands in history --
Uses of wetlands --
Future of wetlands --
Glossary --
Bibliography and further reading --
Web sites --
Index.
Series Title: Biomes of the Earth.
Responsibility: Peter D. Moore ; illustrations by Richard Garratt.
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Where do wetland habitats occur on the planet? What factors control their distribution? What threats impact these areas, and how much conservation effort is necessary? This book explores the answers  Read more...

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