Society of Wetland Scientists

  • Robert J. McInnes
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The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) is an international organization of approximately 3,500 members dedicated to fostering sound wetland science, education, and management. The Society was formed in March 1980. Arranged globally in chapters and working through specialist interest groups, the mission of the Society of Wetland Scientists is to promote understanding, scientifically based management, and sustainable use of wetlands.


Non-governmental organization International cooperation Wetland conservation 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RM Wetlands and Environment LtdLittleworthUK

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