Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands. (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands.

Author: Darold P Batzer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A survey in ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands, this volume addresses the physical environment, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, soils, and hydrology of both freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Focusing on the ecology of key organisms, it reviews how hydrology and chemistry constrain wetlands plants and animals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darold P Batzer
ISBN: 9780520932890 0520932897 0520247779 9780520247772
OCLC Number: 609849874
Description: 1 online resource (591 pages)
Contents: Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; 1. Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands: An Introduction; 2. Wetland Geomorphology, Soils, and Formative Processes; 3. Wetland Hydrology; 4. Abiotic Constraints for Wetland Plants and Animals; 5. Biogeochemistry and Bacterial Ecology of Hydrologically Dynamic Wetlands; 6. Development of Wetland Plant Communities; 7. Wetland Animal Ecology; 8. Wetland Ecosystem Processes; 9. United States Wetland Regulation and Policy; 10. Wetland Restoration; 11. Flood Pulsing and the Development and Maintenance of Biodiversity in Floodplains. 12. Consequences for Wetlands of a Changing Global EnvironmentLiterature Cited; Index.

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