Wetland Ecology

Principles and Conservation

av Paul A Keddy. Häftad, 2010

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  • Häftad (Paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 514
  • Utg.datum: 2010-07-29
  • Upplaga: 2
  • Förlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Medarbetare: Paul A., Keddy
  • Illustratör/Fotograf: 270 b, w illus 43 colour illus 52 tables
  • Illustrationer: 270 b/w illus. 43 colour illus. 52 tables
  • Dimensioner: 234 x 184 x 19 mm
  • Vikt: 1156 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9780521739672

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'The first edition of this book is well known to wetland scientists and students and is a much-loved textbook. This new edition will also not disappoint, it is reorganised but retains a refreshingly relaxed ... and immensely clear style of writing while putting over complex ideas ... an excellent read and an essential tome on any wetland scientist's or student's bookshelf.' Freshwater Biology

'... [this] was the first time that [I've] read an academic book and I could recognize the voice of the author. It wasn't another neutral and empty of spirit academic book! It was like a dialog with an old friend ... about something that both love ...' Juan Calvo Cubero, Ph.D. student, East Carolina University

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Paul A. Keddy, the first holder of the Schlieder Endowed Chair for Environmental Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University, has conducted wetland research as a professor of ecology for 35 years. He has published more than 100 scholarly papers on plant ecology and wetlands, as well as serving organizations such as NSF, NSERC, World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy. His first edition of Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation won the Society of Wetland Scientists' Merit Award.


Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Acknowledgments; 1. Wetlands: an overview; 2. Flooding; 3. Fertility; 4. Disturbance; 5. Competition; 6. Herbivory; 7. Burial; 8. Other factors; 9. Diversity; 10. Zonation: shorelines as a prism; 11. Services and functions; 12. Research: paths forward; 13. Restoration; 14. Conservation and management; Index.