1 edition of Directory of neotropical wetlands found in the catalog.
Directory of neotropical wetlands
by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Conservation Monitoring Centre, International Waterfowl Research Bureau in Cambridge, U.K, Gloucester, U.K
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 599-647).
|Statement||compiled by Derek A. Scott and Montserrat Carbonell for the Canadian Wildlife Service ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Scott, Derek A., Carbonell, Montserrat., Canadian Wildlife Service.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.M3 D57 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||684 p. :|
|Number of Pages||684|
|LC Control Number||92163138|
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Language versions issued separatly. Includes bibliographic references. An online version of this publication is available through the Internet Archive for consultation or download. An HTML version is also available from the Ramsar by: Definition. In biogeography, the Neotropic or Neotropical realm is one of the eight terrestrial realm includes South America, Central America, the Caribbean islands, and southern North Mexico, the Yucatán Peninsula and southern lowlands, and most of the east and west coastlines, including the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula are Neotropical.
Goals / Objectives Ecology and management of waterfowl and wetland habitats in the United States has been fairly well documented. However, neotropical waterfowl and wetlands differ from those found in temperate zones.
Therefore, the objectives are: 1. Experimentally test effects of water level management and mechanical manipulations on composition, structure. wetlands, low-lying ecosystem where the water table is always at or near the surface.
It is divided into estuarine and freshwater systems, which may be further subdivided by soil type and plant life into bogs, swamps, and e wetlands have poor drainage, the area is characterized by sluggish or standing water that can create an open-water habitat for wildlife.
The Neotropical region, which includes the tropical Americas, is one of the world's eight biogeographic zones. It contains some of the most diverse and unique wetlands in the world, some of which are still relatively undisturbed by humans. This chapter focuses on the northern segment of the Neotropics (south Florida, the Caribbean islands, Mexico, and Central Author: Karen L.
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Suggested Reading: A Neotropical Companion, by John Kricher. The second edition is much updated. Wetlands, Biodiversity and the Ramsar Convention: The Role of the Convention on Wetlands in the Conservation and Wise Use of Biodiversity.
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Abstract. The term ‘wetlands’ groups together a wide range of inland, coastal and marine habitats which share a number of common features. The Ramsar Convention defines wetlands as “areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of.
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This interdisciplinary study features experts from both the natural and social sciences to illuminate the present dilemma of conserving neotropical Format: Paperback. Lacustrine wetlands are the least abundant, located in the mountainous inland areas.
The review of Mexican wetlands is based on a literature review and personal observations by the author for the Yucatan Peninsula. Wetland classification follows Cowardin et al. ().Cited by: Four of the world's leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4, species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego.
In tables that cover more than pages and include much of their own unpublished data, the authors summarize details on 40 key ecological parameters for each 5/5(1). Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, the first color-illustrated field guide to these marvelously diverse and elusive creatures, has enjoyed tremendous success since its initial publication in Ecotourists and field researchers alike have applauded this guide's compact size, light weight, and durability.
More important, they have appreciated its clear and concise accounts of the. The freshwater fish of tropical South and Central America represent one of the most diverse and extreme aquatic ecosystems on Earth, with more than 5, species, representing about 10% all living vertebrate species.
The exceptional diversity of species, adaptations, and life histories observed in the Neotropical ichthyofauna has been the focus of numerous books and scientific. Neotropical region, also called South American region, one of the six major biogeographic areas of the world defined on the basis of its characteristic animal extends south from the Mexican desert into South America as far as the subantarctic zone.
It includes such animals as the llama, tapir, deer, pig, jaguar, puma, a variety of opossums, many rodents and fishes, and extremely. Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, the first color-illustrated field guide to these marvelously diverse and elusive creatures, has enjoyed tremendous success since its initial publication in Ecotourists and field researchers alike have applauded this guide's compact size, light weight, and durability.
More important, they have appreciated its clear and concise /5(14).This work resulted in the publication of the Directory of Neotropical Wetlands (Scott and Carbonell ), which lists and describes wetlands in each Latin American and Caribbean country.