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Wetland Techniques : Organisms

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Wetland Techniques : Organisms
Title
Wetland Techniques
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Organisms
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eng
Summary
This practical book on wetland techniques provides an overview of the various methods that have been used or developed by researchers and practitioners to study, monitor, manage, or create wetlands
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Wetland Techniques : Organisms
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Wetland Techniques : Organisms
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Contents
  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Wetland Algae -- 1.1 Scope and Purpose -- 1.1.1 Algal Biology and Phylogeny -- 1.1.2 Algal Habitats -- 1.1.3 Ecological Roles -- 1.2 Collection -- 1.2.1 Phytoplankton -- 1.2.2 Metaphyton -- 1.2.3 Benthic Algae -- 1.3 Identification, Enumeration, and Preservation -- 1.3.1 Taxonomic References and On-Line Resources -- 1.3.2 Slide-Making and Enumeration -- 1.3.3 Relative and Absolute Abundance -- Phytoplankton: -- Benthic Algae and Metaphyton: -- 1.3.4 Preservation Techniques -- 1.3.5 Digital Image Archives -- 1.4 Biomass and Biovolume -- 1.4.1 Wet Mass, Dry Mass, and Ash-Free Dry Mass -- Phytoplankton: -- Benthic Algae or Metaphyton: -- Phytoplankton: -- Benthic Algae or Metaphyton: -- 1.4.2 Quantitative Pigment Analysis -- Phytoplankton: -- Benthic Algae or Metaphyton: -- 1.4.3 Biovolume -- Phytoplankton: -- Benthic Algae or Metaphyton: -- 1.5 Productivity and Photosynthetic Activity -- 1.5.1 Biomass-Based Methods -- 1.5.2 Oxygen-Based Methods -- 1.5.2.1 Phytoplankton -- 1.5.2.2 Metaphyton -- 1.5.2.3 Benthic Algae -- 1.5.3 14C-Based Methods -- 1.5.3.1 Phytoplankton -- 1.5.3.2 Metaphyton -- 1.5.3.3 Benthic Algae -- 1.6 Extracellular Enzyme Activity -- 1.7 Nutrient Content, Uptake and Limitation -- 1.7.1 Algal Nutrient Content -- 1.7.1.1 Phosphorus Content -- 1.7.1.2 Nitrogen Content -- 1.7.2 Nutrient Limitation -- 1.7.2.1 Stoichiometric Inferences -- 1.7.2.2 Empirical Determination -- References -- Student Exercises -- Classroom Exercises -- Laboratory Exercises -- Chapter 2: Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Wetland Soil Bacterial Community -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Wetland Soil Sampling -- 2.2.1 Sampling Considerations -- 2.2.2 Sample Collection -- 2.2.3 Sample Transport and Storage -- 2.2.4 Sample Processing
  • 2.3 Analysis of Bacterial Community -- 2.3.1 Cultivation-Based Methods -- 2.3.1.1 Preparation of Media -- 2.3.1.2 Isolation of Strains -- 2.3.1.3 Strain Identification -- 2.3.2 Cultivation-Independent Methods -- 2.3.2.1 DNA Extraction -- 2.3.2.2 PCR Amplification -- 2.3.2.3 16S rRNA Cloning Library, RFLP, and Sequence Analysis -- 2.3.2.4 DGGE -- 2.3.2.5 T-RFLP -- 2.3.2.6 FISH -- 2.3.2.7 High-Throughput Technologies -- 2.4 Summary -- References -- Chapter 3: Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Wetland Fungi -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Fungi and Fungus-Like Organisms Found in Wetlands -- 3.2.1 Chytridiomycota -- 3.2.2 Water Molds -- 3.2.3 Zygomycota -- 3.2.4 Glomeromycota -- 3.2.5 Ascomycota -- 3.2.6 Basidiomycota -- 3.2.7 Slime Molds and Lichens -- 3.3 Ecological Roles of Fungi in Wetland Habitats -- 3.4 Wetlands as a General Habitat for Fungi -- 3.5 Fungi and Fungus-Like Organisms Associated with the Different Microhabitats Found in Wetlands -- 3.6 General Methods/Techniques Used to Sample the Various Groups of Fungi -- References -- Student Exercises -- Laboratory Exercises -- Laboratory Exercise #1: Biodiversity of Macrofungi, Slime Molds and Lichens -- Laboratory Exercise #2: Biodiversity of Non-zoosporic Microfungi -- Laboratory Exercise #3: Biodiversity of Zoosporic Fungi -- Classroom Exercises -- Classroom Exercise #1: Isolation of Zoosporic Fungi -- Classroom Exercise #2: Isolation of Non-Zoosporic Fungi -- Literature for Identifying Fungi -- Glossary - Wetland Fungi -- Chapter 4: Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Wetland Protozoa (Protists) -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Protozoa Biology -- 4.2.1 Nutrition -- 4.2.2 Reproduction -- 4.3 Risks of Acquiring Waterborne Infections -- 4.4 Wetland Principles and Protozoan Survival -- 4.5 Detection of Protozoa in Wetlands -- 4.5.1 Sample Collection and Concentration Methods -- 4.5.1.1 Large Volume Sampling
  • 4.5.1.2 Small Volume Sampling -- 4.5.2 Separation Methods -- 4.5.2.1 Density Centrifugation -- 4.5.2.2 Immunomagnetic Separation -- 4.5.2.3 Flow Cytometry -- 4.5.3 Identification Methods -- 4.5.3.1 Immunofluorescence Microscopy -- 4.5.3.2 Fluorescence In-situ Hybridization (FISH) -- 4.5.3.3 Polymerase Chain Reaction -- 4.6 Langenreichenbach, Germany Case Study -- 4.6.1 Field Trial Application -- 4.6.2 Parasitological Analysis -- 4.6.3 Results Obtained at the Pilot Plant -- 4.6.4 Conclusion Field Trial -- 4.7 Outlook -- References -- Student Exercises -- Classroom Exercises -- Chapter 5: Sampling and Processing Aquatic and Terrestrial Invertebrates in Wetlands -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Selecting a Sampling Device and Developing a Sampling Design -- 5.3 Sampling Benthic Invertebrates -- 5.3.1 Grabs -- 5.3.2 Cores -- 5.3.3 Dredges -- 5.3.4 Nets -- 5.3.5 Artificial Substrates -- 5.3.6 Comparative Methodologies for Benthic Sampling -- 5.4 Sampling Water-Column Invertebrates -- 5.4.1 Open Cylinders -- 5.4.2 Emergence Traps -- 5.4.3 Activity Traps -- 5.4.4 Sweep Nets -- 5.4.5 Other Techniques for Water-Column Sampling -- 5.4.6 Comparative Methodologies for Water-Column Sampling -- 5.5 Sampling Epiphytic Invertebrates -- 5.5.1 Box Samplers -- 5.5.2 Quadrat Sampling -- 5.5.3 Other Techniques -- 5.5.4 Comparative Studies -- 5.6 Complementary Techniques -- 5.7 Sampling Terrestrial Invertebrates -- 5.8 Sampling Techniques for Flying Invertebrates -- 5.8.1 Aerial Nets -- 5.8.2 Flight Intercept Traps -- 5.8.3 Light Traps -- 5.8.4 Malaise Traps -- 5.8.5 Pan Traps -- 5.8.6 Sticky Traps -- 5.9 Sampling Techniques for Non-flying Invertebrates -- 5.9.1 Sweep Netting -- 5.9.2 Aspirators -- 5.9.3 Vacuum Sampling -- 5.9.4 Berlese-Tullgren Funnels -- 5.9.5 Beating Sheet -- 5.9.6 Emergence Traps -- 5.9.7 Mist Nets -- 5.9.8 Pitfall Traps
  • 5.10 Processing and Identification of Invertebrates -- 5.10.1 Sieving, Sub-sampling and Compositing -- 5.10.2 Sample Sorting and Preservation -- 5.10.3 Handling Terrestrial Invertebrate Samples -- 5.10.4 How to Kill Sampled Terrestrial Invertebrates -- 5.10.4.1 Kill Jar -- 5.10.4.2 Vials with Alcohol -- 5.10.5 How to Handle Dead Terrestrial Invertebrate Samples -- 5.10.6 How to Handle Live Terrestrial Invertebrate Samples -- 5.10.7 Identification of Invertebrates -- References -- Student Exercises -- Classroom Exercises -- Classroom Exercise 1: Understanding Taxonomy -- A Simple Key for Identification of a Few Biological Objects -- Classroom Exercise 2: Selection of Sampling Devices and Creation of Study Design -- Classroom Exercise #3: Understanding Species Diversity Through Sampling -- Laboratory Exercises -- Field Laboratory Exercise #1: Using a Diversity of Sampling Devices -- Field Laboratory Exercise #2: Epiphytic Invertebrate Sampling -- Field Laboratory Exercise #3: Terrestrial Invertebrate Sampling in Wetlands -- Chapter 6: Wetland Fish Monitoring and Assessment -- 6.1 Wetland Fish Sampling -- 6.1.1 Wetland Fish Abundance and Productivity -- 6.1.2 Wetland Fish Communities -- 6.1.2.1 Wetlands Fish Community Assessment -- 6.2 Wetland Sampling Considerations -- 6.2.1 Phenology of Wetland Use -- 6.2.2 Shallow Depths -- 6.2.3 Physical Habitat Structure -- 6.2.4 Water Chemistry -- 6.2.5 Water Movement -- 6.2.6 Substrate Composition -- 6.2.7 Ice Cover -- 6.2.8 Crew Safety -- 6.2.9 Responsible Fish Handling -- 6.3 Gear and Technique Selection -- 6.3.1 Introduction to Gear and Technique Types -- 6.3.1.1 Quantitative vs. Qualitative -- 6.3.1.2 Active vs. Passive Techniques -- 6.3.1.3 Standardized Methods -- 6.3.1.4 Gear and Technique Selectivity -- 6.3.1.5 Special Considerations for Specific Objectives -- 6.3.2 Recommended Techniques
  • 6.3.2.1 Use of Seining in Freshwater Wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.2.2 Use of Minnow Traps in Freshwater Wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.2.3 Use of Backpack, Bank, and Barge Electrofishing Freshwater Seasonally or Longer Flooded Wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.2.4 Use of Gill Nets in Freshwater Non-wadeable and Spatially Isolated Habitats -- 6.3.2.5 Use of Entrapment Gear in Freshwater Non-wadeable and Spatially Isolated Habitats -- 6.3.2.6 Use of Boat Electrofishing in Freshwater Non-wadeable and Spatially Isolated Habitats -- 6.3.2.7 Use of Pop and Lift Nets in Freshwater Non-wadeable, Habitats Connected to Permanent Water Bodies -- 6.3.2.8 Use of Throw Traps in Brackish or Estuarine Wadeable and Seasonally or Daily Inundated Habitats -- 6.3.2.9 Use of Drop Traps in Brackish or Estuarine Non-wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.2.10 Use of Weirs and Flumes in Brackish or Estuarine Non-wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.2.11 Use of Trawls in Brackish or Estuarine Non-wadeable Habitats -- 6.3.3 Calibration, Bias, and Efficiency of Wetlands Fish Sampling -- 6.3.4 Sampling Wetland Fish Larvae -- 6.3.5 Additional Sampling Techniques -- 6.3.5.1 Visual Sampling -- 6.3.5.2 Explosives and Toxicants -- 6.3.5.3 Fish Marking and Telemetry -- 6.3.5.4 Hydroacoustics -- 6.3.5.5 Hook and Line -- References -- Laboratory Activities and Problem Sets -- Baited Versus Unbaited Traps -- Methods for Field Trip Version -- Methods for Laboratory Version -- Questions for Reflection and Study -- Removal Sampling and the Influence of Increasing Sampling Effort -- Methods for Field Version -- Methods for Laboratory Version -- Questions for Reflection and Study -- Additional Exercises -- Chapter 7: Wetland Wildlife Monitoring and Assessment -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Monitoring Considerations -- 7.3 Monitoring Herpetofaunal Populations -- 7.3.1 Amphibians -- 7.3.1.1 Aquatic Sampling -- 7.3.1.2 Terrestrial Sampling
  • 7.3.2 Reptiles
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