ISBN : 9781632398321
Publisher : mlbooksinternational
Language : English
Category : Environmental Science
Publication Year : 2017
Price : USD 150.00
Description : Wetlands are areas that are saturated with water for most periods of a season. It becomes a distinct ecosystem due to the presence of hydric soil and unique vegetation that is found there. Wetlands naturally act as barriers against floods as well as provide water sources to animals and humans. Over usage and despoiling of wetlands, which otherwise take longer time to replenish and sustain itself, have led to newer research that focuses on preservation and management of wetlands. This book brings forth some of the most innovative concepts elucidates the unexplored aspects of wetland ecosystems. It strives to provide a fair idea about this discipline and to help better understanding within this field. Scientists and students actively engaged in this field will find this book full of crucial and unexplored concepts.
Author's Description :
Ewan Lewis is a professor of aquatic ecology in a research university of America. He has taught at a number of research and academic institutions throughout Europe and the United States. He has been awarded for his teaching methodologies and research papers. His 27 years of expertise in the field of wetlands and freshwater ecology has helped numerous scholars and researchers around the globe. Lewis has authored and co-edited 20 books and several articles on wetland conservation.