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Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia: Function and Management

Edited by M. Wong with contributions from 23 wetland experts 
Elsevier  August 2004  



416pp  ISBN 9780444516916      £135.00

An essential guide for environmental professionals working in the field of wetland conservation and management

Wetlands are among the most productive and important ecosystems on earth. The stabilize water supplies, clean polluted waters, protect shorelines, and recharge groundwater aquifers. In recent years, the importance of wetland conservation has been recognised by different sectors of the community.

Wetland management requires an understanding of the scientific aspects of wetland balanced with legal institutional and economic realities. It is important for many scientists, engineers, decision makers and lawyers to become more familiar with wetland ecology and wetland management in order to understand, preserve and even reconstruct these fragile ecosystems.

Wetland Ecosystems in Asia includes contributions from 23 distinguished wetland experts, who review the major problems involved in wetland management, and how they can be solved against a background of situations in Asian countries.

Comprehensive information about wetland's importance, functions, conservation and management strategies provided in this new book will be of great benefit to all environmental professionals for formulating wetland conservation policy and conducting further environmental research.

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