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Azeez, P. A.

Wetland Science

Azeez, P. A. - Wetland Science, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Wetlands Introductory

1. An Introduction to Wetland Science and South Asian Wetlands
Ketan S. Tatu, James T. Anderson

2. Wetlands of Small Island Nations in South Asia vis-à-vis the Mainland and Island Groups in India: Status and Conservation Strategies
S. Dam Roy, P. Krishnan, Shesdev Patro, Grinson George, A. Velmurugan, R. Kiruba Sankar, Purvaja Ramachandran

Part II. Wetland Biodiversity

3. Digital Repositories for Coastal Wetland Biodiversity in South Asia: A Conceptual Framework from India
P. Krishnan, V. Deepak Samuel, C. R. Sreeraj, K. R. Abhilash, Shesdev Patro, R. Sankar, Margi Purohit, G. Dharani, Ahana Lakshmi, R. Purvaja, R. Ramesh

4. Biodiversity in Central Highland Wetlands, a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka
Jeevan Dananjaya Kottawa-Arachchi

5. Seagrass and Salt Marsh Ecosystems in South Asia: An Overview of Diversity, Distribution, Threats and Conservation Status
Shesdev Patro, P. Krishnan, V. Deepak Samuel, R. Purvaja, R. Ramesh

6. Conserving Wetlands for Migratory Waterbirds in South Asia
Judit K. Szabo, Taej Mundkur

7. Foraging Ecology of Aquatic Birds: Implications for Conservation Intervention and Suggestions for Future Research
Abdul Jamil Urfi

Part III. Limnology, Bio-geochemical Issues and Hydrology

8. Hydrogeochemistry and Environmental Issues of the Wetlands of Kerala, Southwestern India
A. Krishnakumar, P. Saranya, Revathy Das

9. Distribution of Trace Metals in the Sediments of Estuarine-Mangrove Complex across the Indian Coast
Prabhat Ranjan, Namrata Priya, Alok Kumar, AL. Ramanathan

Part IV. Current Issues and Climate Change

10. Climate Change Impacts on Wetlands of Bangladesh, its Biodiversity and Ecology, and Actions and Programs to Reduce Risks
Golam Kibria, A. K. Yousuf Haroon

11. Wetlands of Tropical Islands under Changing Climate: A Case from Nicobar Group of Islands, India
S. Dam Roy, P. Krishnan, A. Velmurugan, A. Anand, Grinson George, R. Kiruba Sankar, T. P. Swarnam

12. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations in Wetlands
Md Sarwar Hossain, Alamgir Kabir, Persia Nargis

13. Carbon Dynamics, Processes and Factors Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Wetlands
Akhilesh Vijay, Sivasankaran Bijoy Nandan

Part V. Wetlands; Ecosystem Goods and Services

14. Economic Valuation of Wetland Ecosystem Goods and Services
Naren Pasupalati, Megha Nath, Abhijit Sharan, Priya Narayanan, Ramachandra Bhatta, Ramesh Ramachandran, Purvaja Ramachandran

15. Understanding the Social-ecological System of Wetlands
Md Sarwar Hossain, Sylvia Szabo

16. Community Dependency on the Ecosystem Services from the Sundarbans Mangrove Wetland in Bangladesh
Mohammad Mahmudul Islam, Mohammad Mosarof Hossain

17. Wetlands: Biodiversity and Livelihood Values and Significance with Special Context to Bangladesh
A. K. Yousuf Haroon, Golam Kibria

18. Valuing the Attributes of Wetlands in Coastal Areas of South Asia: Incorporating the Economic Value into Policy Making
Prosun Kumar Ghosh

19. Restoration Initiatives and Dependency Reduction on Mangrove Wetlands: A Case Study of Ashirawandh Village, Kachchh, Gujarat, India
G. A. Thivakaran

20. Dependence on Ecosystem Goods and Services: A Case Study on East Kolkata Wetlands, West Bengal, India
Nitai Kundu, Anita Chakraborty

21. People’s Dependency on Wetlands: South Asia Perspective with Emphasis on Nepal
Pramod Lamsal, Kishor Atreya, Krishna Prasad Pant, Lalit Kumar

Part VI. Mapping and Modeling Wetlands

22. Mapping of Wetlands using Satellite Remote Sensing Data: Indian Experience
Sushma Panigrahy

23. Habitat Level Mapping of Coral Reefs at Different Scales: Case Study on Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Nandini Ray Chaudhury

24. Modeling Systems and Processes in Wetlands: A Case Study of Engineered Bioremediation of BTEX-Contaminated Water in Treatment Wetlands
Shreejita Basu, Brijesh Kumar Yadav, Shashi Mathur

Part VII. Wetland Restoration

25. Wetland Creation: A Strategy for Mitigating Wetland Loss by Restoring Wetlands to Landscapes
Ketan S. Tatu, James T. Anderson

26. Mangrove Restoration: An Overview of Coastal Afforestation in India
G. A. Thivakaran

Part VIII. South Asian Wetlands: Legislations and Policies

27. Conservation of Coastal Wetlands: An Appraisal of the Policy and Legal Framework in South Asian Nations
R. Ramesh, R. Purvaja, P. Krishnan, Ahana Lakshmi, K. R. Abhilash, Paul W. Kingsley

28. Involvement of Community in Managing Coastal Wetlands in South Asia: Status, Issues and Challenges
R. Ramesh, K. R. Abhilash, Margi Purohit, P. Krishnan, Ahana Lakshmi, R. Purvaja, Paul W. Kingsley

29. Values Associated with Village Tanks and Some Instances of Enviro-Legal Activism for Wetland Conservation
Abdul Jamil Urfi

30. Participatory Wetland Management: A Solution to Conservation Challenges in the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve
Nisha Maria D’Souza, N. M. Ishwar, Isheeta Sumra, Pradeep Vyas

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Law/Policy/Ecojustice, Freshwater & Marine Ecology, Environmental Economics

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
26 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9788132237150
Printed ISBN
978-81-322-3713-6

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