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Title Wetlands : functioning, biodiversity conservation, and restoration / R. Bobbink [and others] (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 315 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Ecological studies, 0070-8356 ; v. 191
Ecological studies ; v. 191. 0070-8356
Contents Wetland functioning in relation to biodiversity conservation and restoration / R. Bobbink [and others] -- Plant survival in wet environments : resilience and escape mediated by shoot systems / M.B. Jackson -- Center stage : the crucial role of macrophytes in regulating trophic interactions in shallow lake wetlands / R.L. Burks [and others] -- Biological invasions : concepts to understand and predict a global threat / G. van der Velde [and others] -- Wetland conservation and management : questions for science and society in applying the ecosystem approach / E. Maltby -- Wetlands in the tidal freshwater zone / A. Barendregt [and others] -- Biodiversity in European shallow lakes : a multilevel-multifactorial field study / L. De Meester [and others] -- River basin management to conserve wetlands and water resources / J. Pittock, B. Lehner, and L. Lifeng -- Aspects of adaptive management of coastal wetlands : case studies of processes, conservation, restoration, impacts, and assessment / P.E.R. Dale [and others] -- Contrasting approaches to the restoration of diverse vegetation in herbaceous wetlands / A.M. Boers [and others] -- Fen management and research perspectives : an overview / B. Middleton [and others] -- Social learning in wetland development / E. Van Slobbe [and others] -- Eco-hydrological functioning of the Biebrza Wetlands : lessons for the conservation and restoration of deteriorated wetlands / M.J. Wassen [and others]
Summary Together with its companion Volume 190 Wetlands and Natural Resource Management, this volume gives a broad and well-integrated overview of recent major scientific results in wetland science and their applications in natural resource management issues. After an introduction into the field, 12 chapters contributed by internationally known experts summarize the state of the art on a particular subject. They are divided into the following three sections: Functioning of Plants and Animals in Wetlands - Conservation and Management of Wetlands - Wetland Restoration and Creation. The volume is of inte
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Wetland ecology -- Congresses
Wetland conservation -- Congresses
Biodiversity conservation -- Congresses
Wetland restoration -- Congresses
Sciences de la vie.
Biodiversity conservation.
Wetland conservation.
Wetland ecology.
Wetland restoration.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Bobbink, Roland.
International Wetlands Conference (7th : 2004 : Utrecht, Netherlands)
ISBN 9783540331896