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Golden, H. E., Creed, I. F., Ali, G., Basu, N. B., Neff, B. P., Lang, M. 2017. Integrating Geographically Isolated Wetlands into Land Management Decisions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Volume 15, Number 6. 319-327
Ecosystem, Management, Watershed, Wetlands, Geomorphology, Decision-making, Connectivity, Ecological services
Wetlands surrounded by uplands, referred to as geographically isolated wetlands (GIWs), are largely poorly protected. This paper summarizes the environmental importance of GIWs and evaluates how wetland connectivity should be integrated into a watershed management context.