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Title Sustainable management of wetlands : biodiversity and beyond / editors, Jyoti Parikh, Hemant Datye
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (444 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Overview of Indian wetlands / Y.N. Rao and Hemant Datye -- Wetland mapping : a remote-sensing perspective / P.S. Roy and Mukunda Dev Behera -- Coral reef ecosystem / M.V.M. Wafar and Sayeeda Wafar -- Mangrove ecosystems of India : status, management and policy / Sanjay Deshmukh and T.A. Rao -- Wetlands and river systems : some experiments in their ecodevelopment planning and integration / Prakash Gole -- An approach to indicators for wetland planning, monitoring and policy / Hemant Datye and Jyoti Parikh -- Economic assessment and wetland management / Jyoti Parikh and Hemant Datye -- Salient features of the ecosystem of the Keoladeo National Park / V.S. Vijayan and Lalitha Vijayan -- People's participation in wetland conservation through conservation education : a case study of Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur / Prashant V. Mahajan -- The valuation of biodiversity within protected areas : alternative approaches and a case study / Kanchan Chopra -- The need and approach for a wetland protected area network in India / B.C. Choudhury and T.L. Raghu Ram -- Developing a national wetland strategy / Jyoti Parikh, Hemant Datye and T.L. Raghu Ram
Summary This volume is a comprehensive and multidisciplinary study of wetlands, which unites the natural science perspective with strong social concerns and economic and other approaches in order to design a practical national wetlands conservation strategy and action plan. The contributors argue that an important part of any long-term strategy for protecting wetlands must involve local users and incorporate traditional knowledge. The book makes a strong case for the coordinated management of wetlands and outlines various social, economic and ecological indicators which can be used to assess the diver
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Wetland conservation.
Wetland ecology.
Wetland management.
Form Electronic book
Author Datye, Hemant S.
Parikh, Jyoti K., 1941-
ISBN 8132103661 (electronic bk.)
9788132103660 (electronic bk.)