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Freshwater wetlands and water bodies

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the management of open bodies of water and wetlands on seasonally or permanently waterlogged soil. It concentrates on freshwater habitats, but briefly discusses management of ... More


Seventeenth-Century Draining of the Fens and the Impact on Navigation: 2008 BRITISH ACADEMY SPECIAL LECTURE

MICHAEL CHISHOLM

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about seventeenth-century draining of the fens and its impact on navigation delivered by the author at the 2008 British Academy Special Lecture. It traces ... More


The Bishop of Ely and his Manor of Wisbech

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Agricultural decision-making is, initially, most fruitfully explored in a local arena, and this chapter provides an introduction to the demesne farm of Wisbech Barton. The demesne was selected for ... More


Deep Colonizing

Vera S. Candiani

in Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter is an interpretive essay that seeks to explain how the urban social and bureaucratic elites’ Desagüe allowed them to colonize by subjecting water, land, and life forms in the region to ... More


Hydrological systems, hydromorphology, and peatland patterns

Håkan Rydin and John K. Jeglum

in The Biology of Peatlands

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602995
eISBN:
9780191810138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602995.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines how hydrological systems and hydromorphology affect the surface patterns of peatlands. It begins with an overview of different types of hydrological systems, namely: saline and ... More


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