Ecology of salt marshes. 40 years of research in the Wadden Sea
In this booklet, Jan Bakker summarises his main findings and views on the functioning and management of salt-marsh ecosystems founded on a lifetime of expertise. Studies of the ecology of the Wadden Sea unavoidably touch upon the part salt marshes play in this dynamic coastal system. Considering the role of salt marshes inevitably leads to the longstanding ecological research by Jan Bakker, now honorary professor of Coastal Conservation Ecology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.