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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


Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Anissa Janine Wardi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book contributes to the fields of African American, ecocritical, and literary studies, as it offers a sustained treatise on watercourses in the African American expressive tradition. It builds ... More


Flood Pulsing and the Development and Maintenance of Biodiversity in Floodplains

Wolfgang J. Junk and Karl Matthias Wantzen

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Twenty-five percent of the earth's total vertebrate biodiversity resides in inland waters and wetlands. Yet wetlands are highly threatened ecosystems. The impacts of anthropogenic activities cascade ... More


The semantics of standing-water places in English, French, and Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara

Helen Bromhead

in The Semantics of Nouns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736721
eISBN:
9780191800382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736721.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the semantics of selected words for standing-water places in English, French, and the Australian Aboriginal language Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara. It uses standing-water ... More


Standing Waters, Especially Ancient Lakes

Kristina von Rintelen, Patricio De los Ríos, and Thomas von Rintelen

in Evolution and Biogeography: Volume 8

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190637842
eISBN:
9780197538265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637842.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Crustacea in standing waters are a diverse taxonomic assemblage with representatives in all available habitats from the benthic zone to the pelagial in larger water bodies. While most higher taxa are ... More


Tremors and Whirlpools

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In times of war, physical space may appear to shed its customary character of permanence and become pliable. Places that in times of peace signify safety and security might during war become scenes ... More


Development-Induced Dispossession, Displacement, and Embedded Power Relations

Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail

in Pieces of Earth: The Politics of Land-Grabbing in Kashmir

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477616
eISBN:
9780199091003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477616.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter critically examines the class dynamics of land control and the influence of the elites and absentee landlords who take decisions on behalf of the subsistent peasantry. Yet another layer ... More


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