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Life Sciences - Plant Sciences | Wetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and Management

Wetlands of the World I: Inventory, Ecology and Management

Series: Handbook of Vegetation Science, Vol. 15-2

Whigham, Dennis F., Dykyjová, D., Hejný, S. (Eds.)

1992, XX, 768 p.

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The impetus for this volume was the 2nd International Wetlands Conference which was held in June, 1984 at Trebon, Czechoslovakia. An overview of the worlds wetlands was one of the themes of the conference and it was decided that a useful follow-up would be a publication on the same topic. The initial goal was to cover as many of the worlds wetlands as possible in one volume and to have an emphasis on wetland ecology, biota, classification, and management. Individuals who made presentations at the Trebon confer­ ence were asked to prepare chapters and the editors also solicited other contributions. For a variety of reasons, the initial goal has been difficult to reach, especially coverage of the entire globe, and it has been necessary to publish the contributions in more than one volume. Volume 1 represents the com­ pletion of the first phase of the project and it covers most of the Western Hemisphere, Australia, most of Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the Mediter­ ranean region, and Papua New Guinea. Volume 2 will contain chapters on Western Europe, Northern Europe, Central Europe, most of northern and It is our hope that Volume western Asia, the Middle East, and Indonesia. 2 will appear in the near future and, if possible, a third volume will be published if authors can be secured to cover areas such as the Far East, other parts of the Indo-Pacific region, and New Zealand.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » classification - development - ecology - wetland

Related subjects » Ecology - Plant Sciences

Table of contents 

Introduction; D. Whigman, D. Dykyjová, S. Hejný. 1. Wetlands of Africa: Introduction; P. Denny. Eastern Africa; P. Denny. Western Africa; D.M. John, C. Lévêque, L.E. Newton. South Africa; C.M. Breen, J. Heeg, M. Seaman. Summary; P. Denny. 2. Wetlands of Southern Europe and North Africa: Mediterranean Wetlands; R.H. Britton, A.J. Crivelli. 3. Wetlands of Australia: Northern (Tropical) Australia; C.M. Finlayson, I. von Oertzen. Southern (Temperate) Australia; S.W.L. Jacobs, M.A. Brock. 4. Wetlands of Papua New Guinea; P.L. Osborne. 5. Wetlands of South Asia; B. Gopal, K. Krishnamurthy. 6. Wetlands of Canada and Greenland; W.A. Glooschenko, C. Tarnocai, S. Zoltai, V. Glooschenko. 7. Wetlands of the United States; B.O. Wilen, R.W. Tiner. 8. Wetlands of Mexico; I. Olmsted. 9. Wetlands of Tropical South America; W.J. Junk. Index.

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