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Wetland Classification in India

  • Brij Gopal
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Wetlands in India have been classified using several different approaches which recognise a number of types whereas a hierarchical phylogenetic classification based on detailed inventory of wetlands and their characteristics has yet to be elaborated.


Littoral and Swamp forests Mangroves Salt pans Lagoons 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Inland Waters in South AsiaJaipurIndia

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