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Title Global change and the function and distribution of wetlands / Beth A. Middleton, editor
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
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Series Global change ecology and wetlands ; v. 1
Global change ecology and wetlands ; v. 1.
Contents Part 1. Paleoecology and Climate Change / Insights from Paleohistory Illuminate Future Climate Change Effects on Wetlands / Ben A. LePage, Bonnie F. Jacobs and Christopher J. Williams -- Part 2. Sea Level Rise and Coastal Wetlands -- Response of Salt Marsh and Mangrove Wetlands to Changes in Atmospheric CO2, Climate, and Sea Level / Karen McKee, Kerrylee Rogers and Neil Saintilan -- Part 3. Atmospheric Emissions and Wetlands -- Key Processes in CH4 Dynamics in Wetlands and Possible Shifts with Climate Change / Hojeong Kang, Inyoung Jang and Sunghyun Kim -- Part 4. Drought and Climate Change -- The Effects of Climate-Change-Induced Drought and Freshwater Wetlands / Beth A. Middleton and Till Kleinebecker
Summary The Global Change Ecology and Wetlands¡book series will highlight the latest research from the world leaders in the field of climate change in wetlands.¡ Global Change and the Function and Distribution of Wetlands highlights information of importance to wetland ecologists.¡ The chapters include syntheses of international studies on the effects of drought on function and regeneration in wetlands, sea level rise and the distribution of mangrove swamps, former distributions of swamp species and future lessons from paleoecology, and shifts in atmospheric emissions across geographical regions in wetlands.¡ Overall, the book will contribute to a better understanding of the potential effects of¡climate change on world wetland distribution and function
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Climatic changes
Wetland ecology.
Climate Change
climate change.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control.
Climatic changes
Wetland ecology
Form Electronic book
Author Middleton, Beth.
ISBN 9789400744943
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