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Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands : An International Perspective on their Ecology

By: Batzer, Darold.
Contributor(s): Boix, Dani.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Description: 1 online resource (647 p.).ISBN: 9783319249780.Subject(s): Environmental managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands : An International Perspective on their EcologyDDC classification: 570 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: An Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands and Their Invertebrates -- Defining Wetlands -- Defining Wetland Invertebrates -- The Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Fauna -- The Aquatic Microinvertebrate Fauna -- The Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna -- Wetland Hydrology and Invertebrates -- Respiration Strategies of Wetland Invertebrates -- Wetland Vegetation and Invertebrates -- Predation and Wetland Invertebrates -- Importance of Wetland Invertebrates to Society -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Invertebrates in Rock Pools
Introduction to Rock Pools: Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Conditions, Flora, and Fauna -- Rock Pool Geology and Geography -- Rock Pool Hydrology -- Physical and Chemical Environment of Rock Pools -- Flora and Fauna of Rock Pools -- Overview of Invertebrate Research in Rock Pools -- Invertebrate Assemblages of Rock Pools -- Metacommunity Dynamics -- Daphnid Rock Pool Community Ecology -- Invertebrate Adaptations for Rock Pool Conditions -- Key Ecological Factors Controlling Invertebrates in Rock Pools -- Hydroperiod -- Competition and Predation -- Spatial Location and Connectivity
Local Abiotic Conditions -- Conservation and Management Issues of Importance to Rock Pool Invertebrates -- Direct Human Impacts -- Climate Change -- Conservation Strategies -- Appendix -- References -- Chapter 3: Invertebrate Communities of Alpine Ponds -- Introduction -- Physical Characteristics of Alpine Ponds -- Chemical Characteristics of Alpine Ponds -- Ecology of Alpine Ponds -- Primary Productivity -- Secondary Productivity -- Invertebrate Community Composition -- Species Richness in Alpine Ponds -- Pond Area -- Vegetation -- Permanence -- Elevational Gradients in Alpine Ponds
Species Diversity Decreases with Altitude -- Life Cycles Shift Along Altitudinal Gradients -- Biogeography of Alpine Pond Invertebrates -- Threats and Conservation Issues Associated with Alpine Ponds -- Unique Species Assemblages -- Sentinels for Regional and Global Atmospheric Human Impacts -- Acid Deposition -- Climate Change -- Predation by Introduced Fish -- Domesticated Animal Grazing, Trampling, and Eutrophication -- Bioassessment and Monitoring -- Sampling Protocols -- Monitoring Approaches -- Restoration and Creation of Alpine Ponds -- Removing Nonnative Fish
Designing and Planning New Alpine Ponds -- Appendix -- References -- Chapter 4: Invertebrates in Temporary Wetland Ponds of the Temperate Biomes -- Temperate, Temporary Wetlands: Overlooked but Essential -- From Diseased Miasmas to Biodiversity Hotspots -- Temporary Wetlands in the Landscape -- The Number of Temporary Wetlands -- Temporary Ponds in Low- and High-Intensity Landscapes -- The Community Ecology of Temporary Pond Invertebrates -- The Devil in the Hydrological Detail -- Community Ecology and the Contested Explanations of Pattern and Process -- Interactions in the Ponds
Dispersal: How, When and Where?
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Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: An Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands and Their Invertebrates -- Defining Wetlands -- Defining Wetland Invertebrates -- The Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Fauna -- The Aquatic Microinvertebrate Fauna -- The Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna -- Wetland Hydrology and Invertebrates -- Respiration Strategies of Wetland Invertebrates -- Wetland Vegetation and Invertebrates -- Predation and Wetland Invertebrates -- Importance of Wetland Invertebrates to Society -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Invertebrates in Rock Pools

Introduction to Rock Pools: Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Conditions, Flora, and Fauna -- Rock Pool Geology and Geography -- Rock Pool Hydrology -- Physical and Chemical Environment of Rock Pools -- Flora and Fauna of Rock Pools -- Overview of Invertebrate Research in Rock Pools -- Invertebrate Assemblages of Rock Pools -- Metacommunity Dynamics -- Daphnid Rock Pool Community Ecology -- Invertebrate Adaptations for Rock Pool Conditions -- Key Ecological Factors Controlling Invertebrates in Rock Pools -- Hydroperiod -- Competition and Predation -- Spatial Location and Connectivity

Local Abiotic Conditions -- Conservation and Management Issues of Importance to Rock Pool Invertebrates -- Direct Human Impacts -- Climate Change -- Conservation Strategies -- Appendix -- References -- Chapter 3: Invertebrate Communities of Alpine Ponds -- Introduction -- Physical Characteristics of Alpine Ponds -- Chemical Characteristics of Alpine Ponds -- Ecology of Alpine Ponds -- Primary Productivity -- Secondary Productivity -- Invertebrate Community Composition -- Species Richness in Alpine Ponds -- Pond Area -- Vegetation -- Permanence -- Elevational Gradients in Alpine Ponds

Species Diversity Decreases with Altitude -- Life Cycles Shift Along Altitudinal Gradients -- Biogeography of Alpine Pond Invertebrates -- Threats and Conservation Issues Associated with Alpine Ponds -- Unique Species Assemblages -- Sentinels for Regional and Global Atmospheric Human Impacts -- Acid Deposition -- Climate Change -- Predation by Introduced Fish -- Domesticated Animal Grazing, Trampling, and Eutrophication -- Bioassessment and Monitoring -- Sampling Protocols -- Monitoring Approaches -- Restoration and Creation of Alpine Ponds -- Removing Nonnative Fish

Designing and Planning New Alpine Ponds -- Appendix -- References -- Chapter 4: Invertebrates in Temporary Wetland Ponds of the Temperate Biomes -- Temperate, Temporary Wetlands: Overlooked but Essential -- From Diseased Miasmas to Biodiversity Hotspots -- Temporary Wetlands in the Landscape -- The Number of Temporary Wetlands -- Temporary Ponds in Low- and High-Intensity Landscapes -- The Community Ecology of Temporary Pond Invertebrates -- The Devil in the Hydrological Detail -- Community Ecology and the Contested Explanations of Pattern and Process -- Interactions in the Ponds

Dispersal: How, When and Where?

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Darold Batzer serves as Professor in the University of Georgia's department of Entomology. He has edited five books on wetlands and served as Editor-in-Chief of Wetlands, the major journal cover the topic, from 2006 to 2012. Dani Boix serves as Aggregate Professor at the University of Girona, Spain's Institute of Aquatic Ecology and Department of Environmental Sciences. He has conducted extensive research and published widely on wetland invertebrates.

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