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Wetlands
Fourth edition
by William J. Mitsch

Wetlands is the single most important book on wetlands, a comprehensive compendium of the state of knowledge in wetland science, management, and restoration.

This classic book has been brought up to date with substantial new information:

  • Refocused coverage on the three main parts of the book
  • New chapter on climate change
  • Increased international coverage
  • Several hundred new references
  • More than 35 new info boxes and sidebars

Contents

Part 1: Introduction

  1. Wetlands: Human History, Use, and Science
  2. Wetland Definitions
  3. Wetlands of the World

Part 2: The Wetland Environment

  1. Wetland Hydrology
  2. Wetland Biogeochemistry
  3. Biological Adaptations to the Wetland Environment
  4. Wetland Ecosystem Development
  5. Wetland Classification

Part 3: Wetland Management

  1. Human Impacts and Management of Wetlands
  2. Climate Change and Wetlands
  3. Values and Valuation of Wetlands
  4. Wetland Creation and Restoration
  5. Treatment Wetlands
  6. Wetland Laws and Protection

Appendices

  • Wetland Losses by State in the USA
  • Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Useful Conversion Factors

Index

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Wetlands
Fourth edition
by William J. Mitsch

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