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FOREWORD
Peter H. Raven

PART 1: OVERVIEW

PART 2: ATLAS
PART 3: CASE STUDIES
PART 4: ISSUES
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Wetlands

Section I: Introduction to wetlands/wetland types and ecology

  1. Types of wetlands and their roles in the watershed (Water Quality Group, North Carolina State University, http://h2osparc.wq.ncsu.edu/info/wetlands/types3.html)
  2. Wetlands loss and degradation (Water Quality Group, North Carolina State University, http://h2osparc.wq.ncsu.edu/info/wetlands/types3.html)
  3. Types of wetlands (US Environmental Protection Agency)
  4. What are wetlands? (US Environmental Protection Agency, http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/vital/what.html)
  5. America's wetlands: Our vital link between land and water (US Environmental Protection Agency)
  6. Wetlands and nature (US Environmental Protection Agency, http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/vital/nature.html)

Section II: Climate and wetlands

  1. Potential feedbacks of northern wetlands on climate change (Scott D. Bridgham and Carol A. Johnston, BioScience, v45 n4 p262, Apr. 1995)

Section III: Wetland conservation

  1. Protection of wetlands and coastal lands and their habitats (Tom Kabil and Peter Bacon, Special Paper, XI World Forestry Congress, p329-336, 1997)

Section IV: Value of wetlands

  1. Putting a price tag on nature's bounty (Wade Roush, Science, v276 n5315 p1029, May 16, 1997)

Section V: Wetland mitigation/restoration

  1. Creating and restoring wetlands (William J. Mitsch and Xinyuan Wu et al., BioScience, v48 n12 p1019, Dec. 1998)
  2. Restored wetlands flunk real-world test (David Malakoff, Science, Apr. 1998)

Section VI: Population and wetlands

  1. Population and wetlands (National Wildlife Federation Fact Sheet)
  2. Constructed wetlands to treat wastewater from dairy and swine operations: A review (Julie Cronk, Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, v58 p 97-114, 1996)

Section VII: Wetland references

  1. World's wetlands sucked dry (Ian Anderson, New Scientist, Database: Academic Search Elite, Record 1-5 in GEOBASE.
  2. Wetlands of the world: Inventory, ecology, and management (Dennis Whigham, Dagmar Dykyjova, and Slavomil Hejny, includes bibliographical

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