Detecting, measuring and reversing changes to wetlands

O'Connell, Mark ORCID: 0000-0003-3402-8880 (2003) Detecting, measuring and reversing changes to wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 11 (6). pp. 397-401. doi:10.1023/B%3AWETL.0000007191.77103.53

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Wetlands around the globe have been altered, degraded or lost through a wide range of human activities. A variety of conservation action have been undertaken in response to these changes, andmuch of this work aims to ensure: (a) the wise and sustainable use of wetland resources, (b) the maintenance of ecological character at wetland sites, and (c) that there is ‘no-net-loss’ of wetlands at local, national and international scales. These aims have a number of underlying assumptions about information available to underpin associated conservation action. This paper reviews a number of these assumptions and the associated research needs.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conservation; Ecological change; Ramsar; Wetlands
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General) > S900 Conservation of natural resources including land conservation
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education and Science
Research Priority Areas: Place, Environment and Community
Depositing User: Mark O'Connell
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2017 15:37
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 08:59

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