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By Milton W. Weller

Freshwater Marshes was once first released in 1994. Minnesota Archive variations makes use of electronic expertise to make long-unavailable books once more obtainable, and are released unaltered from the unique collage of Minnesota Press editions.

Prairie potholes, wetland edges of lakes and rivers, and different freshwater marshes play a necessary function in preserving a fresh and considerable water provide for flora and fauna and human use. those wetland parts offer habitat for spawning fish, feed waterfowl, purify and preserve water, and keep an eye on erosion. during this up-to-date 3rd version, Milton W. Weller describes the elements of the freshwater marsh: its annual and seasonal dynamics as laid low with rainfall cycles and the plant and animal population's reaction to such alterations. Weller discusses how such wetland components are controlled for flora and fauna populations and variety, and the way such approaches can be utilized in wetland conservation and recovery. He considers the impression society has on wetlands and gives conservation targets for freshwater wetland complexes.

Weller broadens the 3rd version to incorporate an research of the way prairie wetlands evaluate in water dynamics with swamps, tidal marshes, and different wetlands. He additionally expands the dialogue of wetland type, overview, mitigation, and recovery, and introduces a brand new thesaurus of present wetland terminology.

Freshwater Marshes is quantity 1 of natural world Habitats.

Milton W. Weller is professor emeritus and previous Kleberg Chair in flora and fauna Ecology, at Texas A&M University.

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