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Applied Wetlands Science and Technology, Second Edition - Donald M. Kent

Applied Wetlands Science and Technology, Second Edition

By: Donald M. Kent (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th November 1999
ISBN: 9781566703598
Number Of Pages: 472

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Continuing the tradition of excellence established by the first edition, the Second Edition of Applied Wetlands Science and Technology provides the fundamentals for delineating, identifying, and regulating wetlands. It covers functions and values, ecological assessments, and how to minimize negative impacts on wetlands. The book also presents essential information on wetland creation, enhancement, restoration, and monitoring. Selected management topics include designing and managing wetlands for wildlife, managing coastal marshes, and wetlands education.

Three new chapters in the Second Edition:

Wetlands Mitigation Banking-discusses the purpose, policy, and technology of mitigation banking
Watershed Management-covers the most current remediation technology as it pertains to wetlands
Managing Global Wetlands-describes the classification and management of wetlands throughout the world

Written by wetland professionals, this indispensable guide furnishes extensive information on how wetlands function, how they can be protected, and how they can be managed. Recognizing that each and every situation is unique and requires specific solutions, Applied Wetlands Science and Technology, Second Edition focuses on providing guidelines for effective decision making.

Industry Reviews

"provides an excellent overview of wetlands science, protection, management, and education. It would serve as a useful book for students, teachers, and professionals involved in wetlands use, protection, and management." -Edith A. Cecil, Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Definition and Classification and U. S. Regulation
Wetland Identification and Delineation
Evaluating Wetlands and Values
Ecological Risk Assessment of Wetlands
Avoiding and Minimizing Impacts to Wetlands
Propagation of Wetland Plants
Wetland Enhancement, Restoration, and Creation
Wetland Mitigation Banking
Monitoring Wetlands
Wetlands for Water Treatment
Design and Management of Wetlands for Wildlife
Coastal Marsh Management
Watershed Management
Managing Global Wetlands
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ISBN: 9781566703598
ISBN-10: 156670359X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 29th November 1999
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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