Wetland Environments

Author: James S. Aber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118349539
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Readership: Introductory or intermediate level undergraduates taking courses on wetland environments Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/aber/wetland.

Wetland Archaeology Environments

Author: Malcolm Lillie
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
ISBN: 9781842171547
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For the past thirty years or so, wetlands have been at the forefront of developments in understanding past cultural activity and associated landscapes.

Wetlands

Author: William J. Mitsch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118174488
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The wetland environment is, in many ways, physiologically harsh. Major stresses
are anoxia and the wide salinity and water fluctuations characteristic of an
environment that is neither terrestrial nor aquatic. Adaptations to this environment
have an energy cost, either because an organism's cells operate less efficiently (
conformer) or because the organism expends energy to protect its cells from the
external stress (regulator). At the cell level, all organisms have similar
adaptations, ...

Hidden Dimensions

Author: Kathryn Bernick
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774842555
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Some of the essays in this volume explore environmental and historical contexts of wet-sites as well as past human adaptation to wetland environments.

Wetland Management And Sustainable Livelihoods In Africa

Author: Adrian Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113647062X
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Notes on contributors Robert Bagyenda, a wetland resource use planner, is a
Programme Officer for Water and Wetlands at the IUCN Uganda office in
Kampala. Prior to this, he established and headed the Environment Office in the
greater Soroti District in eastern Uganda, and worked for ten years as a Regional
Wetlands Coordinator in the Wetlands Management Department of Uganda's
Ministry of Water and Environment. He was also a visiting lecturer in environment
, water and ...

Wetland Archaeology And Beyond

Author: Francesco Menotti
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199571015
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INTRODUCTION One of the most striking features of wetland archaeology is,
without a doubt, the archaeological evidence that the discipline deals with.
Anaerobic conditions prevent organic materials from decaying, and, as a result,
the apparently most delicate and vulnerable artefacts remain astonishingly well
preserved. However, not all wetland environments yield the same objects. This is
not only due to preservation conditions (see Ch. 5), but to the different ways in
which areas ...

Biogeochemistry Of Wetlands

Author: K. Ramesh Reddy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203491454
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12.1 INTRODUCTION Heavy metals in wetlands have both natural and
anthropogenic sources and can be delivered by either eolian, fluvial, or tidal
sources. Once within a wetland or aquatic environment, the ability of a metal to
be transported depends on its chemical properties. The chemical properties of
metal pollutants also influence toxicity. The species of metal or metal speciation
determine the behavior in aquatic and wetland environments. Valence, the
formation of oxyanions, ...