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ISBN10: 0195351169 ISBN13: 9780195351163 DDC: 333.9180973 LCC: QH87.3 Edition: (electronic bk.)44.5 (NL)


Wetland science is a rapidly evolving branch of ecosystem science, and wetland regulation is increasingly central to conservation policy. This accessible primer offers a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands, laying out the science and policy considerations.


Contents; 1. Where We Are, and How We Got Here; 2. What a Wetland Is, and Isn�t; 3. What Wetlands Do, and How They Do It; 4. Water Is as Water Does; 5. Mother Earth; 6. The Cast of Characters; 7. Eye of Newt; 8. Once and Future Wetlands; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.


  • LCC: QH87.3
  • Dewey Decimal: 333.9180973

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  • Physical Description: 156 p.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)44.5 (NL)


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