Wetlands of Ireland : distribution, ecology, uses and economic value (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Wetlands of Ireland : distribution, ecology, uses and economic value

Wetlands of Ireland : distribution, ecology, uses and economic value

Author: Marinus Leendert Otte
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Bringing together specialists in wetland science, this work discusses topics from an Irish perspective, including the ecology, fauna, vegetation and distribution of various types of wetlands; the use  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marinus Leendert Otte
ISBN: 1900621886 9781900621885 1900621894 9781900621892
OCLC Number: 718177667
Description: 256 p. : ill
Contents: Life in wetland environments, Marinus L. Otte. Distribution, ecology and uses of wetlands in Ireland: salt marshes, T. G. F. Curtis; uniquely Irish 1 - Spartina in Ireland, Mark McCorry, Tom G. F. Curtis and Marinus L. Otte; coastal lagoons, Brenda Healy; peatlands - fens and bogs, Gerard J. Doyle and Colman O Criodain; callows and floodplains, Stephen Heery; uniquely Irish 2 - corncrakes on the Shannon Callows, Catherine Casey; turloughs, Roger Goodwillie and Julian D. Reynolds; vegetation of turloughs, Roger Goodwillie; fauna of turloughs and other wetlands, Julian D. Reynolds; uniquely Irish 3 - the turlough form of Ranunculus repens, Deirdre Lynn and Stephen Waldren; wetland woods, John R. Cross and D. L. Kelly; canals and canal banks, Brigid Johnston; constructed wetlands for treatment of waste water, Feidhlim Harty and Marinus L. Otte; uniquely Irish 4 - an experimental wetland for treatment of sulphate-rich mine water at Tara Mines, Marinus L. Otte, Aisling D. O'Sullivan, Ciara Finnegan, Eric Brady and Declan Murray. The wetlands - aspects of general interest: birds of Irish wetlands - a review, Richard G. W. Nairn; the archaeology of Irish bogs, Barry Raftery; the value of wetlands, Marinus L. Otte; conservation and management of wetlands in Ireland, Gerard Clabby; conclusion, Marinus L. Otte. Appendix: Pointers to sources of information on wetlands - databases, internet addresses.
Responsibility: ed. by Marinus L. Otte.


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"a valuable edition to the bookshelf of all who have an interest in ecology and the formation of our island." Bookview Ireland July 2003 "No one book had brought all the wetlands together, or made Read more...

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