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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 Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 41 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the

marsh

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 41 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the

Current Issues in Tidal Marsh Restoration

John C. Callaway and V. Thomas Parker.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6877 words.

Approaches for tidal-marsh restoration in San Francisco Bay and Delta continue to evolve, with a focus on promoting the natural development of restored marshes. Allowing for natural marsh...

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Natural and Restored Tidal Marsh Communities

Katharyn E. Boyer and Whitney J. Thornton.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11105 words.

Restoration of the San Francisco estuary's tidal marshes has been focused on large-scale engineering solutions, while community composition and related ecological functions have received...

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A View from a Marsh

Daniel B. Botkin.

in The Moon in the Nautilus Shell

September 2012; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9623 words.

This chapter considers some myths and facts about nature by focusing on the architecture of Venice amid a changing lagoon. It describes how Venice functions as a city partly because of the...

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Estimating Net Primary Production of Salt Marsh Macrophytes

James T. Morris.

in Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6449 words.

Salt marshes dominate the intertidal zone in temperate latitudes and present some unique features pertaining to measurement of primary production. Several destructive harvest and...

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Community ecology and Management of Salt Marshes

Jan P. Bakker, Dries P.J. Kuijper and Julia Stahl.

in Community Ecology

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9747 words.

Communities at salt marshes feature interactions between sedimentation, nutrient availability, plant growth and natural herbivores such as geese and hares. We elucidate these interactions...

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Bogs, Marshes, and Swamps of Costa Rica

Jorge A. Jiménez.

in Costa Rican Ecosystems

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11250 words.

Costa Rica has a high diversity of freshwater wetlands, ranging from the highland peat bogs in the mountainous Talamanca’s and the marshes of the Pacific lowlands to the often seasonal...

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Diverse Perspectives on Tidal Marshes: An Introduction

Joy B. Zedler.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10856 words.

Despite their limited global area, tidal marshes support exceptionally high biodiversity, because their aquatic matrix is continually on the move. River flooding and tides change inundation...

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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 frog

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7 words.

marsh wrens

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6 words.

marsh frog

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7 words.

marsh wrens

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6 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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Invasion genetics of marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus sensu lato) in Switzerland

Christophe Dufresnes, Julien Leuenberger, Valentin Amrhein, Christoph Bühler, Jacques Thiébaud, Thierry Bohnenstengel and Sylvain Dubey.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4510 words.

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The marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus s.l.) is the number one amphibian invader in Western Europe. In Switzerland, marsh frogs were introduced in the...

Genetic divergence of insular marsh rice rats in subtropical Florida

Jane L. Indorf and Michael S. Gaines.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8719 words.

Three island populations of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) found in Florida have been described as taxonomically unique; the Pine Island rice rat (O. p. planirostris) and Sanibel...

Research Reserves as a Model for Conservation Science and Management of Tidal Marshes

Matthew C. Ferner.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3222 words.

Research reserves are protected natural areas where scientists conduct environmental and ecological studies. Coordinated monitoring, long-term datasets, experimental infrastructure, and the...

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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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