publication . Article . 2010

Preface: Conservation of European ponds-current knowledge and future needs

Miracle, M. R.; Beat Oertli; Céréghino, R.; Hull, A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Country: France
Abstract
Ponds are common elements of the landscape with an important role in the global processes of biosphere and biodiversity preservation. Recent research indicates that ecological characteristics of ponds are different from other inland water systems, but scientific knowledge is still insufficient and poor compared to lakes and rivers. Therefore, whilst indicators and conservation tools have been developed for most aquatic systems, there is also a gap between existing basic information on pond ecology and applied research. The European Pond Conservation Network (EPCN) with the aim of strengthening the links between basic and applied research and pond management orga...
Subjects
free text keywords: Biodiversité et Ecologie, Ecosystèmes, Ponds, Biodiversity, Conservation, Temporary ponds, Global change
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