Wetlands Explained : Wetland Science, Policy, and Politics in America. (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Wetlands Explained : Wetland Science, Policy, and Politics in America.

Author: William M Lewis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wetland science is a rapidly evolving branch of ecosystem science, and wetland regulation is increasingly central to conservation policy. This accessible primer offers a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands, laying out the science and policy considerations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Lewis
ISBN: 9780195351163 0195351169 9780195131840 0195131843
OCLC Number: 466432295
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages)
Contents: Contents; 1. Where We Are, and How We Got Here; 2. What a Wetland Is, and Isn't; 3. What Wetlands Do, and How They Do It; 4. Water Is as Water Does; 5. Mother Earth; 6. The Cast of Characters; 7. Eye of Newt; 8. Once and Future Wetlands; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.

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Wetland science is a rapidly evolving branch of ecosystem science, and wetland regulation is increasingly central to conservation policy. This accessible primer offers a broad scientific and  Read more...

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"[Lewis] has produced a fine book that does an excellent job of explaining what wetlands are and why they should be protected, in a manner that is accessible by non-experts in the field . . . I Read more...

 
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