About the Author
WILLIAM J. MITSCH is Professor and Eminent Scholar at Florida Gulf Coast University and the Director of its Everglades Wetland Research Park, as well as Juliet C. Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration and Management. With Sven Jorgensen of Denmark, Mitsch was the 2004 winner of the Stockholm Water Prize.
JAMES G. GOSSELINK is Professor Emeritus at the Center for Coast and Environment at Louisiana State University. He was awarded the Society of Wetland Scientists Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.