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Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0521739672
ISBN-10: 0521739675
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"Paul Keddy's Wetland Ecology is quite simply one of the best books about wetlands that exist today. It should be required reading for wetland managers."
Jeanne Christie, The Compleat Wetlander

"Keddy makes use of his own keen insights and his extensive knowledge of the literature to provide a broad view of ecological interactions in wetlands, replete with selected examples to give details. He ties together the pieces, poses the important questions, and explores the answers."
Doug Wilcox, Empire Innovation Professor of Wetland Science, SUNY- Brockport and former editor of Wetlands

"Keddy has brought this 2nd Edition to a even higher level. It is smoothly presents material in a way that is suitable for professional, student and laypersons, and as a reference source or classroom text. Chapters can be used in isolation, and the breadth is outstanding."
Eugene Turner, Professor, Louisiana State University

"Wetland Ecology is quite simply one of the best books about wetlands that exist today. It should be required reading for wetland managers."
Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, Association of State Wetland Managers

"This course resource is well written, easily accessible, and a must read for ecologists, managers, and conservationists, as well as those working for regulatory agencies or rendering legal decisions."
R.L. Wallace, Ripon College, Choice Magazine

"... a refreshingly relaxed (occassionally idiosyncratic!) and immensely clear style of writing while putting over complex ideas. Throughout the book, there is a personal feel to the text such that the reader can imagine that they are listening to a beautifully crafted lecture on each topic, receiving enough detail to feel well briefed while being provided with ample literature to look up more. Overall, this is an excellent read and an essential tome on any wetland scientist's or student's bookshelf."
Francine Hughes, Freshwater Biology

Book Description

Richly illustrated and packed with numerous examples, this unique global perspective introduces wetland ecology from basic principles to advanced applications. Thoroughly revised and reorganised, the new edition of this prize-winning textbook begins with underlying causal factors, before moving on to more advanced concepts that add depth and context.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 514 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (September 13, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521739675
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521739672
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #959,797 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is a very comprehensive book, covers many types of wetlands and has examples from different parts of the world.

I haven't finished it yet as its like a college text, alot to read, I'm up to Chapter 8 and I feel like I know more about wetlands than many people I work with who are Environmental Scientists with biology degrees.
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This text rivals the best ever produced on the subject. I've got them all so I know. Keddy does a very competent job thoroughly covering the subject while not getting overly bogged down into too many tangents.
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Assembly rules....."Filters".....ecological/environmental/ physical/ chemical/organism-to-organism interactions.....are all here and presented in a very logical and clear thought process...... Reader has to think while reading to get the most out of this presentation....But, what would you expect?! Well done Dr. Keddy.
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Great wetlands book. I have been able to use for school and after I graduated at work. Has been very useful
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The best book out there on this topic. Well- written and edited. Very detailed, yet highly readable.
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