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Everglades Handbook


Everglades Handbook

Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

von: Thomas E. Lodge

74,99 €

Verlag: Crc Press
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 03.11.2016
ISBN/EAN: 9781498742924
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 432

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The fourth edition presents expanded treatment of subjects where our knowledge of the Everglades and its restoration has greatly improved. This more detailed coverage includes:Computer modeling and its applications to the Everglades environmentQuantified role of water flow in shaping the Everglades landscapeThe origin and evolution of fixed tree islandsSulfur and related mercury as wetland pollutantsUp-to-date summary of the now quantified economic benefits of restoration, shown to be far in excess of the costThe Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition is a scholarly reference packed cover to cover with scientific information about the ecosystem of the Everglades - taking into account how drastically the Everglades has changed. Topically, the book covers disciplines ranging from ecology, geology, climatology, hydrology, anthropology to conservation biology. Written in Tom Lodge's trademark accessible style, this extensively researched text is essential reading for anybody trying to understand the challenges we face in restoring this unique ecosystem.

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