13. Climate Change and Wetlands of the Prairie Pothole Region of North America: Effects, Management and Mitigation

  1. Charles R. Goldman2,
  2. Michio Kumagai3 and
  3. Richard D. Robarts4
  1. Marley J. Waiser

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch13

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

How to Cite

Waiser, M. J. (2012) Climate Change and Wetlands of the Prairie Pothole Region of North America: Effects, Management and Mitigation, in Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies (eds C. R. Goldman, M. Kumagai and R. D. Robarts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, USA

  2. 3

    Lake Biwa Sigma Research Center, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan

  3. 4

    World Water and Climate Network, Saskatoon, Canada

Author Information

  1. formerly of the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119968665

Online ISBN: 9781118470596

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Keywords:

  • climate change, PPR of North America;
  • wetlands, potholes to lakes in the Prairie;
  • Prairie wetlands, semi-arid;
  • PPR climate, wetland hydrology;
  • PPR aquatic invertebrate production;
  • disturbance, hallmark of the PPR;
  • climate change mitigation/management;
  • PHJV, waterfowl sustenance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Climate and its influence on wetlands in the PPR

  • Wetland hydrology

  • Linkages between climate and wetland processes

  • Existing climate change

  • Predicted climate change and its effects

  • Mitigation/management of climate change

  • Action required

  • What is currently being done?

  • Acknowledgements

  • References