The estuaries of large rivers like the Danube are important wetlands. lnland
wetlands, swamps, marshes and ponds are ... The American alligator lives in
wetlands in the southeastern USA. lt became very rare in the 1950s, but today it
Author: Jeremy Burgess
Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group
Examines how human activities, such as hunting animals, chopping down forests, and filling the air with fumes and the seas with waste, threatens plant and animal life to the point of extinction. Also describes positive things people can do to protect the world from further destruction.
... resident subspecies confined to the southeastern United States , probably
including the coastal regions of Alabama and Louisiana . The range extends
north to Georgia ( Okefinokee Swamp ) . East to Florida ( Micanopy , Lake
Monroe , Lake ...
Author: Arthur Cleveland Bent
This bulletin deals with the life histories, habits and descriptions of marsh birds such as flamingos, spoonbills, bitterns, ibises, herons, cranes, rails, gallinule, and coots.
Such beliefs led to the environmentally disastrous eradication of wetlands in the
19th - century southeastern United States , and remnants of the belief that
swamplands are unhealthy persisted at the turn of the 21st century . 41 : 6733
180 - 200 ...
Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.
Insights developed from the study of wetlands in the interior southeastern United
States have widespread applicability to other regions because ... Presented at :
Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere ( SAMAB ) Conference on
Wetland Ecology , Management ... NWI maps describe wetlands in terms of the
life form of the dominant vegetation , substrata where vegetation is sparse or
lacking , water ...
Coverage: 1982- current; updated: monthly. This database covers current ecology research across a wide range of disciplines, reflecting recent advances in light of growing evidence regarding global environmental change and destruction. Major ares of subject coverage include: Algae/lichens, Animals, Annelids, Aquatic ecosystems, Arachnids, Arid zones, Birds, Brackish water, Bryophytes/pteridophytes, Coastal ecosystems, Conifers, Conservation, Control, Crustaceans, Ecosyst em studies, Fungi, Grasses, Grasslands, High altitude environments, Human ecology, Insects, Legumes, Mammals, Management, Microorganisms, Molluscs, Nematodes, Paleo-ecology, Plants, Pollution studies, Reptiles, River basins, Soil, TAiga/tundra, Terrestrial ecosystems, Vertebrates, Wetlands, Woodlands.
Committee on Characterization of Wetlands, Division on Earth and Life Studies,
Commission on Geosciences ... pocosin — upland swamp of the coastal plain of
the southeastern U.S. prairie pothole — shallow , marshlike pond , particularly as
Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
This book explores how to define wetlands. It discusses the diverse and beneficial hydrological and ecological functions of wetlands; presents criteria for identifying wetlands; and explores the problems of applying those criteria when there are seasonal changes in water levels, in riparian areas, and in other circunstances.
Cypress trees are adapted to swamp life in several ways . ... decay - resistant
wood also makes it a prized construction material , and consequently little is left
of the extensive cypress swamps that once covered the southeastern United
Author: Susannah Lawrence
This comprehensive handbook to ecologically significant natural sites covers the coastal mid-Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina