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By Neil Saintilan

Australian Saltmarsh Ecology provides the 1st entire evaluate of the ecology and administration of Australian saltmarshes. The prior 10 years specifically have obvious a sustained examine attempt into this formerly poorly understood and overlooked resource.In ten chapters contributed through specialists in every one self-discipline, the e-book outlines what's identified of the biogeography and geomorphology of Australian saltmarshes, their fish and invertebrate ecology, using Australian saltmarshes by way of birds and insectivorous bats, and the actual demanding situations of administration, together with the keep an eye on of mosquito pests and the difficulty of sea-level upward push. It presents a robust argument that coastal saltmarsh is a different and significant habitat prone to the mixed affects of coastal improvement and sea-level upward push.

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