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Title Ecology of threatened semi-arid wetlands : long-term research in Las Tablas de Daimiel / Salvador Sánchez-Carrillo, David G. Angeler, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Wetlands: ecology, conservation and management ; v. 2
Wetlands ecology, conservation and management ; v. 2
Contents Ecology of Threatened Semi-Arid Wetlands; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Contributors; Part I:Introductory Chapter; Part II:Abiotic Environment andHistorical Reconstructions; Part III:Ecological Communities; Part IV:Applied Issues; Part V:Cultural and Societal Aspects; Part VI:Concluding Chapter; Index
Summary Playing a critical role in both influencing climate change and mitigating its impacts, the world's diverse wetlands have become one of the world's most threatened ecosystems as unsustainable land-use practices coupled with irrational use of water have already resulted in large-scale wetlands loss and degradation. To develop sound management and conservation schemes to assure wetlands sustainability in the long term requires long-term understanding of wetlands ecology. Yet until now, long-term interdisciplinary research into these systems has been limited to only a few systems from tropical or
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Wetland ecology -- Spain -- Parque Nacional de Las Tablas de Daimiel.
Ecology.
Wetlands.
Parque Nacional de Las Tablas de Daimiel (Spain) -- Environmental conditions.
Parque Nacional de Las Tablas de Daimiel (Spain)
Parque Nacional del Las Tablas de Daimiel
Spain.
Form Electronic book
Author Sánchez-Carrillo, Salvador.
Angeler, David G.
LC no. 2010930222
ISBN 9789048191819 (electronic bk.)
9048191815 (electronic bk.)