Wastewater Treatment, Plant Dynamics and Management in Constructed and Natural Wetlands
Edited by Jan Vymazal
Wetlands were historically neglected until it was revealed that they could be economically valuable to man.
They are one of the most dynamic ecosystems in the world and have many functions for society. For example,
natural wetlands provide food staples, building materials, irrigation of agricultural lands, waterways, shelter for
wildlife, and a means of flood control. Constructed wetlands provide a reliable treatment technology for various
types of polluted water, including industrial and agricultural wastewater, stormwater runoff, municipal sewage
and landfill leachate.
Hardcover 350 pp ISBN 9781402082344
Both natural and constructed wetlands require careful management in order to optimally provide these functions,
and this volume presents the latest results in the field of management and performance optimization of these systems
The book covers wetland science worldwide, with examples from Europe, North and South America, Asia and
It will be of interest not only to ecological and environmental scientists and teachers, but also to engineers,
regulators and landscape planners.
Written for wetland scientists, researchers and students, landscape planners and engineers, water and
In Memoriam: Olga Urbanc-Bercic
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