16. Middle-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.ch16

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

How to Cite

Aber, J. S., Pavri, F. and Aber, S. W. (2012) Middle-Latitude Wetland Case Studies, in Wetland environments: A Global Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349540.ch16

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



  • middle-latitude wetland case studies;
  • Great Plains of North America, strong north–south and east–west gradients;
  • Western wetlands, droughts and periodic dry conditions;
  • Arkansas River, beginning in central Colorado on the Continental Divide;
  • saltcedar biocontrol along upper Arkansas River valley;
  • Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds;
  • Cheyenne Bottoms, existing as a closed depression;
  • TNC land, for waterfowl/shorebirds and for grassland birds;
  • Missouri Coteau region of southern Saskatchewan;
  • anthropogenic changes, as tidal restrictions, altering salt-marsh systems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Great Plains of North America

  • Coastal wetlands of Maine and Massachusetts, United States

  • Estonia, eastern Baltic region

  • Summary