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Wetlands Explained

Wetland Science, Policy, and Politics in America

by William M. Lewis

  • 309 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Wetlands, swamps, fens,
  • Environmental Policy,
  • Wetlands Conservation,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Government policy,
  • United States,
  • Wetland conservation,
  • Wetlands

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9421689M
    ISBN 100195131835
    ISBN 109780195131833

    This book brings together in compact form a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands. This primer lays out the science and policy considerations to help in navigating this branch of science that is so central to conservation policy, ecosystem science and wetland regulation. Preventing the loss of wetland on Seychelles' second most populated island - Praslin - by enhancing vegetation cover on degraded foothills of the wetlands is the aim of a new project.

      Praise for the previous editions of Wetlands: "Wetlands, the field of study, would not be what it is without Wetlands, the book." ——Bill Streever, Wetlands, "The Third Edition of this highly successful book manages to set new standards in presentation and content to confirm its place as the first point of reference for those working or studying wetlands."5/5(1).   Wetlands follows the rocky and, at times, repulsive journey of year-old Helen Memel (the fearless, funny and flawless Carla Juri). The product of a broken home, Helen's teen rebellion is.

      Wetlands is Roche's first book. The opening sentence concerns haemorrhoids: it is relatively tame. By page two, the heroine is reminiscing about . Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs. An immense variety of species of microbes, plants, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish and mammals can be part of a wetland ecosystem. Physical and chemical features such as climate, landscape shape (topology), geology and the.


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