By K. Ramesh Reddy, Ronald D. DeLaune
Wetland ecosystems preserve a delicate stability of soil, water, plant, and atmospheric parts on the way to keep watch over water move, flooding, and water caliber. Marginally lined in conventional texts on biogeochemistry or on wetland soils, Biogeochemistry of Wetlands is the 1st to concentration fullyyt at the organic, geological, actual, and chemical methods that impact those serious habitats.
Integrates options from soil and plant sciences, chemistry, biology, ecology, and environmental engineering
This booklet deals an in-depth examine the chemical and organic biking of nutrition, hint parts, and poisonous natural compounds in wetland soil and water column as regarding water caliber, carbon sequestration, and greenhouse gases. It information the electrochemistry, biochemical tactics, and transformation mechanisms for the basic biking of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur. extra chapters research the destiny and chemistry of heavy metals and poisonous natural compounds in wetland environments. The authors emphasize the position of redox-pH stipulations, natural topic, microbial-mediated strategies that force transformation in wetlands, plant responses and edition to wetland soil stipulations. additionally they examine how extra water, sediment water, and atmospheric swap relate to elemental biogeochemical biking.
presents a terrific instructing textual content or specialist reference for these concerned with ecological recovery, water caliber, ecological engineering, and worldwide weather swap
Delivering an in-depth clinical examinination of the average procedures that take place in wetland ecosystems, Biogeochemistry of Wetlands contains a key point of view at the environmental impression of pollution and the function freshwater and coastal wetlands play in worldwide weather swap.