Wetland Habitats of North America
Ecology and Conservation Concerns
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Wetlands are prominent landscapes throughout North America. The general characteristics of wetlands are controversial, thus there has not been a systematic assessment of different types of wetlands in different parts of North America, or a compendium of the threats to their conservation. Wetland Habitats of North America adopts a geographic and habitat approach, in which experts familiar with wetlands from across North America provide analyses and syntheses of their particular region of study. Addressing a broad audience of students, scientists, engineers, environmental managers, and policy makers, this book reviews recent, scientifically rigorous literature directly relevant to understanding, managing, protecting, and restoring wetland ecosystems of North America.
Praise For Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns…
“An essential component of the library of anyone working in the realm of freshwater ecology.”
— Matt R. Whiles, Department of Zoology and Center for Ecology, Southern Illinois University
"Wetland Habitats of North America offers plenty of information for the variety of wetland types that are discussed, will be a valuable reference for all wetland scientists and deserves a place in their library."
University of California Press, 9780520271647, 408pp.
Publication Date: May 22, 2012
About the Author
Darold Batzer is Professor of Entomology at the University of Georgia. He is the co-editor of Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands of North America (Wiley, 1999). Andrew Baldwin is Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland. He is the President of the Society of Wetland Scientists.
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