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Wetland ecosystems

Wetland ecosystems

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland ecology -- United States,
  • Wetland management -- United States,
  • Wetlands -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam J. Mitsch ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMitsch, William J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.M3 W4645 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23147884M
    ISBN 109780470286302
    LC Control Number2009001797

    ECO - CONCEPTS Community - collection of plants/animals coexisting in specific domain; defined based on predominant plant/animal species. Habitat - physical location where organism resides for shelter and food; terrestrial, aquatic (freshwater/coastal), or arboreal. Biotope - area of relatively uniform physical conditions providing habitat(s) for a specific group of plants and File Size: KB. This book now complements Wetlands, Fourth Edition. Following an introduction to ecosystems in general and wetland ecosystems in particular, Wetland Ecosystems examines the major types of wetlands found throughout the world: coastal wetlands, freshwater marshes and forested swamps, and : $

    The single most important book on wetlands, newly expanded and updated Wetlands is the definitive guide to this fragile ecosystem, providing the most comprehensive coverage and in-depth information available in print/5(81). Wetlands often are found at the interface of terrestrial ecosystems (such as upland forests and grasslands) and aquatic systems (such as lakes, rivers, and estuaries, Figure A, B). Some are isolated from deepwater habitats, and are maintained entirely by ground water and precipitation.

    Wetlands are an ecosystem from mangrove to subarctic peatlands that have affected human. The earliest civilizations were established near the river, lake, and floodplains [ 1 ]. The Mesopotamian civilization is authoritatively accepted to have started around – BC between the Euphrates and Tigris by: 1. basic ecological features of wetland ecosystems. It is a foundational docu-ment that provides important concepts and background informa-tion to be applied in future extension notes on wetland management. Major topics and concepts covered in this document are: • definition of a wetland ecosystem and comparison of characteristics with other File Size: KB.


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