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Publication Date: 1996
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Fretwin, Jones Allen, Williams, John S., Redman, Phillip J.
Describes the conditions, trends, availability, quality, & use of the water resources of the U.S., in particular, this volume describes an overlooked water resource -- wetlands. Gives a broad overview of wetland resources & includes discussions of the scientific basis for understanding wetland functions & values; legislation that regulates wetland use; research, inventory, & evaluation; & issues related to the restoration, creation, & recovery of wetlands. Presents more specific information on the wetland resource of each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, & several Pacific islands. Color & b&w illustrations with maps, diagrams, photos, & tables.Fretwin, Jones Allen is the author of 'National Water Summary on Wetland Resources', published 1996 under ISBN 9780788189357 and ISBN 0788189352.