Importance of Wetlands and role of Landscape Architects in their conservation

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Wetlands form the transitional zone or ecotone between land and water both spatially (edges where land meets water) and over time (land and water at the same place in different seasons), where saturation with water is the dominant factor determining the nature of soil development and the types of plant and animal communities living in and on it (Cowardian et al., 1979). They are usually formed in the depressions (subjected to flooding) and groundwater seeps. However, contrary to the popular misc ...

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