The Resource The wetlands handbook, editors, Edward Maltby, Tom Barker

The wetlands handbook, editors, Edward Maltby, Tom Barker

Label
The wetlands handbook
Title
The wetlands handbook
Statement of responsibility
editors, Edward Maltby, Tom Barker
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. Introductory chapters address the scope and significance of wetlands globally for communities, culture and biodiversity. Subsequent sections deal with processes underpinning wetland functioning, how wetlands work, their uses and values for humans and natur
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
577.68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH87.3
LC item number
.W479 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The wetlands handbook, editors, Edward Maltby, Tom Barker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Wetlands Handbook; Preface; Contributors; Section I Wetlands in the Global Environment; Section II Wetlands in the Natural Environment: How do Wetlands Work?; Section III Wetlands in the Human Environment: How can we Utilise the Work of Wetlands?; Section IV Wetland Assessment: How can we Measure that Wetlands are Working?; Section V Wetland Dysfunctioning: What Happens When Wetlands do not Work?; Section VI Wetland Restoration: Making Wetlands Work Again; Section VII Sustainable Utilisation of Wetlands: Balancing Ecosystem Functioning and Human Needs; Glossary; Index; Color Plates
Control code
ocn463436665
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 1058 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444315813
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1002/9781444315813
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10.1002/9781444315813
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35390268
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)463436665
  • pebco1444315811

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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