Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1986 - Wetland conservation - 539 pages
"For more than two decades, William Mitsch and James Gosselink's Wetlands has been the premier reference on wetlands for ecologists, land use planners, and water resource managers worldwide - a comprehensive compendium of the state of knowledge in wetland science, management, and restoration." "Now Mitsch and Gosselink bring their classic book up to date with substantial new information and a streamlined text supplemented with a support Web site."--BOOK JACKET.
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Definitions of Wetlands
Wetland Types and Wetland Resources of the United States
Hydrology of Wetlands
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