Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 40 items for:

Marsh x Animal Pathology and Diseases x clear all

Show only full text

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

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

Suisun Marsh

Edited by Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree and Peggy L. Fiedler.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 252 pages.

Suisun Marsh is the largest tidal wetland in California and a major component of the San Francisco Estuary. It is a refuge for native plants and animals and is major area of “open space” in...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Alternative Futures for Suisun Marsh

Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree, Peggy L. Fiedler and Teejay A. O'Rear.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9379 words.

The long history of change in Suisun Marsh is reviewed as the basis for future management, followed by assessments of likely changes to terrestrial and aquatic habitats if present trends...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Suisun Marsh Today: Agents of Change

Stuart W. Siegel.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9155 words.

Decisions about the future of Suisun Marsh must be well informed if they are to have positive and predictable outcomes. Delineating agents of change in the marsh is a fundamental step in...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Shifting Mosaics: Vegetation of Suisun Marsh

Brenda J. Grewell, Peter R. Baye and Peggy L. Fiedler.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 15393 words.

Shifting mosaics of vegetation are a defining feature of Suisun Marsh wetlands. Seasonal changes of plant communities are familiar, but less obvious are changes to vegetation structure and...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

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...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

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...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

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...

Go to »  abstract

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...

Go to »  abstract

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...

Go to »  abstract

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...

Go to University of Chicago Press »  abstract

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...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

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...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

Edited by Arnas Palaima.

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 288 pages.

The San Francisco Bay, the biggest estuary on the west coast of North America, was once surrounded by an almost unbroken chain of tidal wetlands, a fecund sieve of ecosystems connecting the...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Tidal Marshes in the Context of Climate Change

V. Thomas Parker, John C. Callaway, Lisa M. Schile, Michael C. Vasey and Ellen R. Herbert.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5215 words.

In the Mediterranean climate of the San Francisco Bay and Delta, climate change will impact tidal wetlands in several ways, especially through increased CO2 and salt concentrations, along...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Terrestrial Vertebrates

Alison N. Weber-Stover and Peter B. Moyle.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 13145 words.

Suisun Marsh harbors a diverse, abundant terrestrial vertebrate community and provides refuge for endemic and endangered species in the highly altered San Francisco Estuary, where only a...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Physical Processes and Geomorphic Features

Christopher Enright.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6673 words.

Suisun Marsh lies near the geographic center of the San Francisco Estuary. Tidal currents, river flow, and prevailing wind drive dynamic hydro- and geomorphological processes. Positioned...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Waterfowl Ecology and Management

Joshua T. Ackerman, Mark P. Herzog, Gregory S. Yarris, Michael L. Casazza, Edward Burns and John M. Eadie.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10619 words.

Since the nineteenth century, much of Suisun Marsh has been managed for waterfowl hunting. The marsh supports among the highest densities of breeding ducks in the world. Ducks banded in the...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Fishes and Aquatic Macroinvertebrates

Teejay A. O'Rear and Peter B. Moyle.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6624 words.

Suisun Marsh is a vital region for desirable fishes and invertebrates. Vegetated banks, high turbidity, variable salinity, dendritic channels, and high hydrologic residence times support...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Introduction

Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree and Peggy L. Fiedler.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 2929 words.

Suisun Marsh is a remarkable place and especially attractive because of its abundance of fish, wildlife, and useful plants. This large, brackish wetland is highly connected geomorphically...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract

Historical Ecology

Amber D. Manfree.

in Suisun Marsh

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 15984 words.

Landscape change in Suisun Marsh is best understood as a continuum, allowing us to compare and contrast shifting influences on ecological processes. The historical record reveals...

Go to University of California Press »  abstract