Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. Randy Milton, R. Crawford Prentice, C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 3-16
  3. Diversity of Wetlands

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. C. Max Finlayson, G. Randy Milton, R. Crawford Prentice
      Pages 19-35
    3. Graham R. Daborn, Anna M. Redden
      Pages 37-54
    4. Ralph W. Tiner, G. Randy Milton
      Pages 55-72
    5. Frederick T. Short, Cathy A. Short, Alyssa B. Novak
      Pages 73-91
    6. C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 93-108
    7. Carmen Revenga, Tristan Tyrrell
      Pages 109-124
    8. Etienne Fluet-Chouinard, Mathis Loïc Messager, Bernhard Lehner, C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 125-141
    9. C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 143-154
    10. C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 169-181
    11. Julius Kipkemboi, Anne A. van Dam
      Pages 183-197
    12. C. Max Finlayson, G. Randy Milton
      Pages 227-244
    13. Richard Lindsay, Roxane Andersen
      Pages 245-250
    14. Tatiana Minayeva, Andrey Sirin, Peter Kershaw, Olivia Bragg
      Pages 275-288
    15. Richard Lindsay
      Pages 289-293
    16. Richard Lindsay
      Pages 295-302
    17. Richard Lindsay
      Pages 303-308
    18. Richard Lindsay
      Pages 309-312
    19. Gordana Beltram
      Pages 313-329
    20. Ray H. Froend, Pierre Horwitz, Bea Sommer
      Pages 345-355
  4. Natural and Anthropogenic Drivers of Wetland Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 357-357
    2. Susan M. Galatowitsch
      Pages 359-367
    3. C. Max Finlayson
      Pages 383-389
    4. Jim Meeker, Naomi Tillison
      Pages 427-435
    5. Richard K. F. Unsworth, Leanne C. Cullen-Unsworth
      Pages 437-445
    6. Jan Pokorný, Jan Květ
      Pages 469-485
    7. Holly Greening, Anthony Janicki, Ed T. Sherwood
      Pages 495-506
  5. North America, Greenland, and the Caribbean

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 507-507
    2. Christian Bay
      Pages 509-513
    3. Dale H. Vitt
      Pages 515-520
    4. Beverly Gingras, Stuart Slattery, Kevin Smith, Marcel Darveau
      Pages 521-542
    5. Frederic A. Reid, Daniel Fehringer
      Pages 543-548
    6. Frederic A. Reid, Daniel Fehringer, Richard G. Kempka
      Pages 557-564

About this book


The Wetland Book is a comprehensive resource aimed at supporting the trans- and multidisciplinary research and practice which is inherent to this field. Aware both that wetlands research is on the rise and that researchers and students are often working or learning across several disciplines, The Wetland Book is a readily accessible online and print reference which will be the first port of call on key concepts in wetlands science and management. This easy-to-follow reference will allow multidisciplinary teams and transdisciplinary individuals to look up terms, access further details, read overviews on key issues and navigate to key articles selected by experts.


Global distribution Mangroves Peatlands Tidal Salt - Freshwater marshes World Wetlands

Editors and affiliations

  • C. Max Finlayson
    • 1
  • G. Randy Milton
    • 2
  • R. Crawford Prentice
    • 3
  • Nick C. Davidson
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Land, Water and SocietyCharles Sturt UniversityAlburyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Natural ResourcesKentvilleCanada
  3. 3.Nature Management ServicesCambridgeUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Institute for Land, Water and SocietyCharles Sturt UniversityAlburyAustralia

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