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Published: 09 February 2012

296 Pages | Numerous line drawings


ISBN: 9780199608942

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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 management, conservation, and restoration issues
  • Includes suggestions for simple field studies and experiments

New to this Edition:

  • Builds on the reputation of the first edition, providing a fully revised and comprehensive successor
  • Includes new chapters on global climate change, invasive species, and restoration and habitat creation
  • All other chapters are updated to incorporate a decade of new research

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