3. Methods in Wetland Research

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349540.ch3

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

Wetland environments: A Global Perspective

How to Cite

Aber, J. S., Pavri, F. and Aber, S. W. (2012) Methods in Wetland Research, in Wetland environments: A Global Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349540.ch3

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



  • methods in wetland research;
  • Masing's multi-level approach, levels of boreal mire research;
  • spatial relationships of organic/inorganic and temporal variability;
  • palynology in mire, and surface TEM and electromagnetic impulse;
  • image resolution and interpretability;
  • GSD of aerial photograph/satellite image in image interpretation;
  • water, vegetation and soil, in interpreting wetland imagery;
  • perceptual measure of image quality by the U.S. NIIRS;
  • vertical kite aerial of water pools/hummocks, in wetland mapping;
  • GIS of aerial imagery, and GPR in shallow-subsurface mapping


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Remote sensing

  • Maps and geographic information systems

  • Physical ground-based methods

  • Flora, fauna and ecological monitoring and survey methods

  • Social science methods and techniques

  • Summary