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Interdisciplinary approaches to freshwater wetlands research

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wetland ecology -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Wetlands -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas A. Wilcox, editor.
      ContributionsWilcox, Douglas A., United States. National Park Service., George Wright Society., Conference on Science in the National Parks (4th : 1986 : Fort Collins, Colo.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH104 .I87 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2061163M
      ISBN 100870132571
      LC Control Number88042567

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The necessity of interdisciplinary research in wetland ecology: the Cowles Bog example / Douglas A. Wilcox --Fossil pollen and charcoal analysis in wetland development studies at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore / Richard P.

Futyma --Sedimentology and stratigraphy as tools in interpreting the evolution of wetland areas in the Indiana Dunes. He has done research on a variety of wetlands in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.

His primary research interests are the dynamics of wetland vegetation, wetlands as nutrients sinks, and landscape differentiation within wetlands. He has been teaching courses wetland ecology for over 30 by: wetlands, low-lying ecosystem where the water table is always at or near the surface.

It is divided into estuarine and freshwater systems, which may be further subdivided by soil type and plant life into bogs, swamps, and e wetlands have poor drainage, the area is characterized by sluggish or standing water that can create an open-water habitat for wildlife.

The Wetland Book is a comprehensive resource aimed at supporting the trans- and multidisciplinary research and practice which is inherent to this field. Aware both that wetlands research is on the rise and that researchers and students are often working or learning across several disciplines, The.

An interdisciplinary approach to research in wetlands is necessary to avoid incorrect extrapolations and projections about broad wetland functiors based on limited knowledge. The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands. Second Edition. Arnold G.

van der Valk Biology of Habitats Series. Provides a concise but authoritative overview of this important habitat; Examines the entire range of biota (microbes, invertebrates, plants, and vertebrates) present in wetlands; Considers Interdisciplinary approaches to freshwater wetlands research book, conservation, and restoration issues.

Forty-two chapters by international experts from a wide range of disciplines make The Wetlands Handbook the essential tool for those seeking comprehensive understanding of the subject.

A departure from more traditional treatises, this text examines freshwater wetland ecosystem science from the fundamentals to issues of management and policy.

Wetlands are crucial ecosystems that help filter a great number of toxicants out of the earth's waters. They must be managed and occasionally even built from scratch, including all of the flora and fauna that grows there.

Invertebrates play a key role in the wetland food chain. This comprehensive resource is the first dedicated solely to the ecology and management of invertebrates. Isabelle Durance's 44 research works with 1, citations reads, including: Testing the ecosystem service cascade framework for Atlantic salmon.

the water cycle on freshwater wetlands. Identify the role of freshwater wetlands in aquifer recharge. Explain the function of freshwater wetlands as water purifiers Demonstrate knowledge of food chains and energy flow in wetlands. Identify impacts of human activities on wetlands. Define ways in which people can maintain, restore and preserve.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Freshwater Wetlands Research, Douglas A. Wilcox, ed. Vol. Geographic Information Systems, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, ed.

View table of contents for all 8 volumes The GWS Conference • Washington, D.C. Strategy Conference: Protection of Cultural and Natural Resources—A Research and Education Agenda. The interactions of groundwater with surface waters such as streams, lakes, wetlands, or oceans are relevant for a wide range of reasons—for example, drinking water resources may rely on hydrologic fluxes between groundwater and surface water.

However, nutrients and pollutants can also be transported across the interface and experience transformation, enrichment, or retention along the. Some of the most common types of freshwater wetlands include marshes, swamps, and bogs.

Raccoons can sometimes be found in wooded areas around wetlands. A marsh is a type of coastal freshwater wetland that may be periodically covered by less than 6 feet ( m) of water.

Most marshes are covered in grass, bushes, and flowers, and are not. Coastal Wetlands, Second Edition: An Integrated and Ecosystem Approach provides an understanding of the functioning of coastal ecosystems and the ecological services that they provide.

As coastal wetlands are under a great deal of pressure from the dual forces of rising sea levels and the intervention of human populations, both along the estuary and in the river catchment, this book covers.

The science of wetlands and our understanding of these complex ecosystems have improved considerably. The emergence of multidisciplinary strategies is providing new opportunities and innovative approaches to address issues such as climate change and coastal protection.

This book, with contributions from 19 specialists from academia, government. The science of wetlands and our understanding of these complex ecosystems have improved considerably.

The emergence of multidisciplinary strategies is providing new opportunities and innovative approaches to address issues such as climate change and coastal protection. This book, with. Wilcox DA () A model for assessing interdisciplinary approaches to wetland research.

Wetlands –49 CrossRef Google Scholar Williams GD, Desmond JS () Restoring assemblages of invertebrates and fishes. The necessity of interdisciplinary research in wetland ecology: The Cowles Bog example. 1–9 in Interdisciplinary Approaches to Freshwater Wetlands Research,ed.

East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. Freshwater mussels are a species‐rich group with biodiversity patterns strongly shaped by a life history strategy that includes an obligate parasitic larval stage. In this study, we set out to reconstruct the life history evolution and systematics in a clade of freshwater mussels adapted to parasitizing a molluscivorous host fish.

The committee discusses how limnology can contribute to appropriate policies for industrial waste, wetlands destruction, the release of greenhouse gases, extensive damming of rivers, the zebra mussel and other "invasions" of species-- the broad spectrum of problems that threaten the nation's freshwater.

Book Description: Designed as a textbook, this volume is an important, up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible survey in ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Prominent wetland scholars address the physical environment, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, soils, and hydrology of both freshwater and estuarine wetlands.Freshwater Wetlands Freshwater wetlands –areas of land covered with freshwater for at least part of the year.

•Are identified based on their water, soil types (hydric soils), and vegetation. •Water typically floods the areas consecutively for at least % of the growing season. •Hydric soil (wetland soils) remains wet long enough to.Mid-atlantic freshwater wetlands: Advances in wetlands science, management, policy, and practice.

Robert P. Brooks, Denice Heller Wardrop. Geography; Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS) Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) Research output: Book/Report › Book.