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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 58 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of *mineral soil, as opposed to a *peaty area. Marsh

marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 61 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of *mineral soil, as opposed to a *peaty area. Marsh often occurs around the edges of a lake or on the flood-plain of a river. In North American usage, a...

marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 63 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil, as opposed to a peaty area (see peat). Marsh often occurs around the edges of a lake or on the flood-plain of a river. In North American...

marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

See overview in Oxford Index

marsh gas

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 9 words.

Methane formed by rotting vegetation in marshes.

marsh gas

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 9 words.

Methane formed by rotting vegetation in marshes.

Marsh test

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 164 words.

The test developed by James *Marsh and designed to detect arsenic in body tissues. The test works on the

Marsh, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 175 words.

CIE 1900; MInstCE

Born 8 Sept. 1850; 4th s of late Francis Marsh, JP, of Springmount, Queen’s Co.; m 1st, 1879, Alice Matilda Smyth King (...

submergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 56 words.

The lower zone of a *salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of *neap tides to the

salt marsh

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 83 words.

Tidal salt marshes are found along the low-energy coastlines of mid- to high-latitude regions of the major continents (except Antarctica),

salt marsh

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 112 words.

Tidal salt marshes are found along the low-energy coastlines of mid- to high-latitude regions of the major continents (except Antarctica), and lie at the ...

salt marshes

Andrew B. Cundy.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 804 words.

Salt marshes are areas of land covered mainly by salt-tolerant (halophytic) plant communities which are regularly flooded by the rise

Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

emergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 55 words.

The upper zone of a *salt-marsh, from the general mean high-water level to the mean high-water level of

submergence marsh

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 56 words.

The lower zone of a salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of neap tides to the general level

emergence marsh

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 54 words.

The upper zone of a salt marsh, from the general mean-high-water level to the mean-high-water level of spring tides. Typically

submergence marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

The lower zone of a salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of neap tides to the general level of mean high water. Typically, this zone experiences more than 360 submergences per annum,...

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emergence marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

The upper zone of a salt-marsh, from the general mean high-water level to the mean high-water level of spring tides. Typically it has fewer than 360 submergences per annum, often with less...

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marsh gas

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 32 words.

Gas composed mainly of methane (CH4) generated in the *anaerobic decay of organic matter by methanogenic bacteria, particularly found in marshes and swamps....

emergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 56 words.

The upper zone of a *salt-marsh, from the general mean high-water level to the mean high-water level of spring tides. Typically it has fewer than 360 submergences per annum, often with less...