Foreword / Arthur A. Davis -- Classification of wetland ecosystems / Ralph W. Tiner, Jr. -- An overview of ecological functions and economic values of wetlands / Robert P. Brooks -- Wetland protection, regulation and management / Robert P. Brooks, Khervin D. Smith, and Daniel A. Devlin -- Geology of Pennsylvania wetlands / Kent Bushnell -- Wetland hydrology / Richard P. Novitzki -- Wetland soils / Gary J. Pierce -- The chemical environment of wetlands / John F. Schalles -- Some physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of open water habitats / Fred J. Brenner -- Wetland vegetation development / William A. Niering -- Vascular plant communities in wetlands of Pennsylvania / Robert P. Brooks and Ralph W. Tiner, Jr. -- Bryophytes of Pennsylvania wetlands / Al List Jr. and Richard E. Andrus -- Endangered and threatened plants of Pennsylvania wetlands / Ann F. Rhoads. Wetland invertebrates / C.R. Bursey -- Fish assemblages of Pennsylvania wetlands / Jeffrey M. Boltz and Jay R. Stauffer, Jr. -- The amphibians and reptiles of Pennsylvania wetlands : an ecological survey / C.J. McCoy -- Pennsylvania waterfowl, shorebirds, and waterbirds / Fred E. Hartman -- The importance of Pennsylvania's wetlands to raptors / Lynn M. Rymon -- Wetland songbirds / Daniel W. Brauning -- Wetland mammals of Pennsylvania / Gordon L. Kirkland, Jr. and Thomas L. Serfass -- Wetland boundary delineation / Ralph W. Tiner, Jr. -- Wetland assessment, evaluation and mitigation procedures / Fred J. Brenner -- Wetland enhancement, restoration, and construction / Edgar W. Garbisch -- Regulatory and technical constraints for wetland creation and mitigation / Edward W. Perry and Irwin Garskof -- Monitoring wetlands / Robert P. Brooks. Wetlands for treatment of municipal wastewater / Robert H. Kadlec -- Use of wetlands for the treatment of industrial and nonpoint source pollutants / James R. Pratt and Thomas Pluto -- Constructed wetlands for treatment of agricultural waste and urban stormwater / Donald A. Hammer -- Treatment of coal mine drainage with constructed wetlands / Robert S. Hedin -- Recreational uses of Pennsylvania wetlands / Robert J. Reimold -- Current status and recent trends in Pennsylvania's wetlands / Ralph W. Tiner, Jr. -- Future of Pennsylvania wetlands / Daniel A. Devlin and Walter M. Tzilkowski.