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May 16, 2013
Author(s):
Ebenezer D. O. Ansa
The reuse of domestic wastewater presents many challenges, including the risk of pathogen infection and algae is known to play a crucial role in the process of bacteria removal by raising the pH and dissolved oxygen concentration. However the role of algae is still not fully understood. The 
Published:
March 27, 2013
Author(s):
Ricardo D. Lopez, John G. Lyon, Lynn K. Lyon, Debra K. Lopez
Wetlands are, by their very nature, ephemeral and transitional, which makes them challenging to characterize. Yet the need for characterizing wetlands continues to grow, particularly as we develop a better understanding of the wealth of ecosystem services that they provide. Wetland Landscape 
Published:
November 01, 2012
Author(s):
Mingteh Chang
Due to its height, density, and thickness of crown canopy; fluffy forest floor; large root system; and horizontal distribution; forest is the most distinguished type of vegetation on the earth. In the U.S., forests occupy about 30 percent of the total territory. Yet this 30 percent of land area 
Published:
March 21, 2011
Author(s):
John G. Lyon, Lynn Krise Lyon
Wetland identification, although theoretically straightforward, is not cut and dry as a practice. Despite the time and expense, it is an economic and environmental necessity. The Definitive Guide to the Practice of Wetland Identification The second edition of the bestselling Practical Handbook 
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February 22, 2011
Editor(s):
Randall Kolka, Stephen Sebestyen, Elon S. Verry, Kenneth Brooks
The Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF) in Minnesota serves as a living laboratory and provides scientists with a fundamental understanding of peatland hydrology, acid rain impacts, nutrient and carbon cycling, trace gas emissions, and controls on mercury transport in boreal watersheds. Its important 
Published:
April 26, 2010
Author(s):
Thomas E. Lodge
Completely revised, updated, and now with color photographs and illustrations in every chapter, The Everglades Handbook provides a breadth and depth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades that cannot be found anywhere else. Written by Thomas Lodge, one of the most respected 
Published:
July 28, 2008
Author(s):
K. Ramesh Reddy, Ronald D. DeLaune
Wetland ecosystems maintain a fragile balance of soil, water, plant, and atmospheric components in order to regulate water flow, flooding, and water quality. Marginally covered in traditional texts on biogeochemistry or on wetland soils, Biogeochemistry of Wetlands is the first to focus entirely on 
Published:
July 22, 2008
Author(s):
Robert H. Kadlec, Scott Wallace
Completely revised and updated, Treatment Wetlands, Second Edition is still the most comprehensive resource available for the planning, design, and operation of wetland treatment systems. The book addresses the design, construction, and operation of wetlands for water pollution control. It presents 
Published:
December 13, 2007
Editor(s):
Wei Ji
As a wetland of international importance located in China, the Poyang Lake Basin's incredible topographical and biological diversity has provided a congregating point for scientists from around the world to engage in cross-disciplinary research. In particular, the International Conference on Poyang 
Published:
August 13, 2007
Author(s):
Aram J. K. Calhoun, Phillip G. DeMaynadier
Synthesizes Decades of Research on Vernal Pools Science Pulling together information from a broad array of sources, Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America is a guide to the issues and solutions surrounding seasonal pools. Drawing on 15 years of experience, the 

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