Wetlands and Water Framework Directive

Protection, Management and Climate Change

by Stefan Ignar, Mateusz Grygoruk

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Book Description

This book compares the lessons learned from a wetland-perspective approach to the changing climate and the requirements of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) with regard to environmental conservation. Examples from Germany and Poland are discussed due to the efficiency of their respective implementations of water conservation policies. Although the general scientific interest in specific issues such as wetlands, climate change, nature conservation and the WFD enjoy a well established position in international environmental research, these four elements are rarely considered together due to the complexity of the processes, biased scenarios of global change and subjective policy background. Major challenges involved in carrying out environmental conservation actions that assess the potential impacts of climate change and management plans on water bodies are identified. The results of this approach are addressed to practitioners in the field of adaptive management in a wetlands context.

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Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2015
Pages
110
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319137636
ISBN10
3319137638
ISBN13 Digital
9783319137643
ISBN10 Digital
3319137646
PDF Size
4.2 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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