15. Low-Latitude Wetland Case Studies

  1. James Sandusky Aber1,
  2. Firooza Pavri2 and
  3. Susan Ward Aber3

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349540.ch15

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

How to Cite

Aber, J. S., Pavri, F. and Aber, S. W. (2012) Low-Latitude Wetland Case Studies, in Wetland environments: A Global Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349540.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emporia State University, Kansas, USA

  2. 2

    University of Southern Maine, USA

  3. 3

    San José State University, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198417

Online ISBN: 9781118349540



  • low-latitude wetland case studies;
  • coastal mangrove ecosystems, in the Sundarbans and the Everglades;
  • coordinated management efforts, for long-term protection;
  • Sundarbans of South Asia, mapping of wetland ecosystem;
  • pollen and sediment analysis from radiocarbon dating, brackish estuarine;
  • coastal mangrove ecosystems, spatially defined zones based on topography;
  • wetlands, for their biodiversity and the Royal Bengal tiger;
  • Angola, Namibia and Botswana sharing Okavango waters, using OKACOM;
  • Gulf of Mexico, US, the Florida Everglades and wet sawgrass prairie;
  • coastal Louisiana and the delta, losing ground to the sea from eustatic rises


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sundarbans of South Asia

  • Okavango Delta of southern Africa

  • Pantanal of South America

  • Gulf of Mexico, United States

  • Summary