FRESHWATER WETLANDS AND THEIR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE:

EVIDENCE FROM UNESCO’S TREBON BASIN BIOSPHERE RESERVE

Jan KVET, Jan JENÍK & Lenka SOUKUPOVÁ (editors)

Contents

Dedication

Preface

List of Contributors

Foreword (editors)

Section 1. Key role of wetlands in the biosphere reserve

 

  • Trebon Basin Biosphere Reserve and its exposure to human impacts (J.Jeník & J.Kvet)
  • Wetlands of the TBBR in the Central European context (J.Jeník, R.Kurka, S.Husák)
  • Development of the IBP and MAB studies in the TBBR (J.Kvet, J.Jeník)

 

 

Section 2. Fishpond management: ecological consequences

 

  • Hydrobiological evaluation of Trebon fishponds since the end of 19th century (L. Pechar, I.Prikryl, R.Faina)
  • Fishpond vegetation in historal view (S. Hejný, Z. Hroudová, J. Kvet)
  • Role of macrophytes and filamentous algae in fishponds (J. Pokorný, J. Kvet, M. Eiseltová, E.Rejmánková, D. Dykyjová,)

 

    1. Changes in the abundance of waterfowl in response to fishpond management (K.Stastný, V.Bejcek)

 

  • Comparison between carp ponds in the Trebon Basin Biosphere Reserve and Waldviertel (G. Schlott , K:Schlott-Idl, L.Pechar, J.Pokorný)
  • Heavy metals in the floodplain of Luznice river and in the Nadeje fishpond system (J. Pokorný, L.Pechar, J. Radová, J. Bastl,K. Drbal, J. Svehla )
  • Pollution of the Vranín fishpond system (V. Sládecek, M. Kopta)
  • Opatovický fishpond from 1971 to 1992 (Z. Hroudová, P. Zákravský)
  • Impact of eutrophication on Rod fishpond nature reserve (L. Pechar , Z. Balounová & J. Rajchard)

 

 

Section 3. Wetlands surrounding an ancient human-made lake

 

  • Human impact on vegetation around the pond (K. Prach)
  • Littoral plant communities and soils (Z. Hroudová, P. Zákravský)
  • Decomposition of Glyceria maxima in the littoral zone (J. Dvorák, E. Lisková)
  • The „Wet Meadows“ and their climatic and hydrologic setting (K. Pribán, J. Jeník)
  • Vegetation pattern and its alterations (K. Prach, L. Soukupová)
  • Life strategies of graminoid populations (L. Soukupová)
  • Willow carr: its dominants and life strategies (J. Jeník, M. N. Koncalová, D. Jicínská & S. Pribil)
  • Regressive development of an alder carr (J.Jeník, V.Vetvicka)

 

    1. Biomass and net primary production in the graminoid vegetation (J. Kvet, J. Lukavská, M. Tetter)

 

    1. Evapotranspiration from a sedge-grass marsh and a willow carr (K. Pribán, J.P. Ondok)

 

  • Photosynthesis of willows (V. Bauer)

 

 

    1. Communities of small mammals (V. Bejcek, K. Stastný)

 

  • Bionomic strategies of the Lepidoptera (K. Spitzer)
  • Homoptera-Auchenorrhyncha communities (V. Novotný)
  • Soil-surface Coleoptera in Wet Meadows (V. Pizl)
  • Ground beetles (Carabidae) and harvestmen (Opiliones): effect of floods (L. Klimes)

 

    1. Communities of spiders (Arachnida) (V.Růzicka)

 

Section 4. Mires in a marginal situation

 

  • Trebon bogs: their identity, exploitation and conservation (K. Spitzer, J. Jeník)
  • Holocene and Late Glacial landscapes of the Trebon Basin (V. Jankovská)
  • Plant life in an endangered mire: Cervené Blato bog (J.Jeník, L. Rektoris, F. Lederer)
  • Bog pine stands in response to groundwater fluctuations (L. Rektoris, O. Rauch, K. Pribán )
  • Entomological studies in the Cervené Blato bog (K. Spitzer, J. Jaros)
  • Succession of bird communities in extracted bogs (K. Stastný, V. Bejcek)
  • The Liborezy bog prior to its extraction (L. Soukupová, V.Bauer, J.Jeník, L.Klimes, S.Kucera, K.Prach)

 

 

Section 5. Future prospects for wetlands

 

  • The role of wetlands in energy and material flows in the landscape (J.Pokorný, J. Kvet, K. Cerovská)
  • Vertebrates of the Trebon Basin and their conservation (J. Sevcík)
  • Avifauna of the Trebon fishponds and new wetlands in the TBBR (J. Janda, J. Sevcík)
  • Preservation of ecological and socio-economic roles of human-managed wetlands (J.Jeník, J.Kvet, M.Hátle)