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Wetlands, Threats, and Water Requirements

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Many different wetland types have been recognised, their character depending upon climatic and hydrogeomorphic setting, inundation regime, groundwater, water chemistry, and associated factors. ... More


Legislation and Policy

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Integration of environmental flows into land, water, and energy management requires legislation, policies, and regulations. This chapter offers an overview of instruments available at local, ... More


Strangled Waters: Second Wave

Sharon Levy

in The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190246402
eISBN:
9780197559550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246402.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

In August 2014, the water supply for the city of Toledo, Ohio, was poisoned. Officials issued an order to the half- million residents connected to the municipal water supply: Don’t drink, cook, or ... More


Wild Things

Sharon Levy

in The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190246402
eISBN:
9780197559550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246402.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

A group of sea otters laze at the edge of Elkhorn Slough. They float on their backs in the steel- gray water, paws folded against their chests, gazing at the small boat steered by ecologist Brent ... More


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