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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...

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

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

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...

submergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

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

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...

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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Effects of Open Marsh Water Management on Numbers of Larval Salt Marsh Mosquitoes

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2009; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4563 words.

Open marsh water management (OMWM) is a commonly used approach to manage salt marsh mosquitoes than can obviate the need for pesticide application and at the same time, partially restore...

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marsh gas

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 4 words.

salt marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 53 words.

Vegetation often found on mud banks formed at river mouths, showing regular zonation reflecting the length of time different areas

salt marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 54 words.

Vegetation often found on mud banks formed at river mouths, showing regular zonation reflecting the length of time different areas are inundated by tides. Sea water has a high salt content,...

marsh gas

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 4 words.

Ectoparasitism in marsh tits: costs and functional explanations

Jan-Åke Nilsson.

in Behavioral Ecology

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6580 words.

Among hole-nesting birds, the blood-sucking hen flea is a common parasite affecting both nestlings and parents. By adding fleas to marsh tit (Parus palustris) nests, I aimed to investigate...

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Nitrogen further promotes a dominant salt marsh plant in an increasingly saline environment

Amelia Byrd Ryan and Katharyn E. Boyer.

in Journal of Plant Ecology

October 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9266 words.

Aims

Human alterations of the environment are combining in unprecedented ways, making predictions of alterations to natural communities a difficult and...

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Aerial dispersal plasticity under different wind velocities in a salt marsh wolf spider

Dries Bonte, Beatrijs Bossuyt and Luc Lens.

in Behavioral Ecology

March 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3683 words.

Dispersal can be regarded as a process operating both between and within patches of suitable habitat. For uncontrolled dispersal processes, the risk of crossing the borders of the habitat...

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Evolutionary changes in color patches of blackbirds are associated with marsh nesting

Kevin P. Johnson and Scott M. Lanyon.

in Behavioral Ecology

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3628 words.

Fully unraveling the mechanisms of sexual selection requires an understanding of the variation in secondary sexual traits across species in a monophyletic assemblage and an understanding...

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Growth and Photosynthetic Responses to Salinity of the Salt-marsh Shrub Atriplex portulacoides

Susana Redondo-Gómez, Enrique Mateos-Naranjo, Anthony J. Davy, Francisco Fernández-Muñoz, Eloy M. Castellanos, Teresa Luque and M. Enrique Figueroa.

in Annals of Botany

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5766 words.

Background and Aims Atriplex

(Halimione) portulacoides is a halophytic, C3 shrub. It is virtually confined to coastal salt marshes, where it often dominates...

Monitoring ovarian cycles, pregnancy and post-partum in captive marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) by measuring fecal steroids

Bruna Furlan Polegato, Eveline dos Santos Zanetti and José Maurício Barbanti Duarte.

in Conservation Physiology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 6223 words.

Abstract

The marsh deer is an endangered species from the marshlands of central South America. This study aimed to characterize certain aspects of the...

Seasonal Activity, Size, and Parity of Culicoides occidentalis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in a Coastal Southern California Salt Marsh

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2003; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 1959 words.

Adult female Culicoides occidentalis Wirth and Jones were collected in a coastal salt marsh habitat in southern California over a period of 15 mo using CO2-baited suction traps. Adults were...

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