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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, George Perkins

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1411 words.

Marsh, George Perkins (15 March 1801–23 July 1882), scholar, politician, and diplomat, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Charles Marsh, a prominent lawyer, and Susan Perkins. The...

The Night Marsh

Penny Harter.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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So Great a Vision: the Conservation Writings of George Perkins Marsh

Michael A. Bryson.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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The Way to the Salt Marsh: A John Hay Reader

Richard Hunt.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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Pilgrimage to Vallombrosa: From Vermont to Italy in the Footsteps of George Perkins Marsh

Patrick Barron.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape. By Cheri Register

Lori Ann Lahlum.

in Environmental History

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 656 words.

Restoring South Florida’s River of Grass

Judith A. Layzer.

in Natural Experiments

August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 12998 words.

This chapter sheds light on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which promises to protect and restore the world’s largest freshwater marsh Everglades in South Florida. The...

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Effects of Oil Spills on Terrestrial Arthropods in Coastal Wetlands

Steven C. Pennings, Brittany D. McCall and Linda Hooper-Bui.

in BioScience

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 4450 words.

Coastal wetlands are important to human well-being and vulnerable to oil spills. Research on biotic effects of oil has been focused on microbes, plants, and benthic invertebrates,...

Effects of Oil on Terrestrial Vertebrates: Predicting Impacts of the Macondo Blowout

Christine M. Bergeon Burns, Jill A. Olin, Stefan Woltmann, Philip C Stouffer and Sabrina S. Taylor.

in BioScience

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6674 words.

In addition to external oiling, marine oil spills may affect vertebrate animals through degradation of habitat; alterations in food web structure; and contamination of resources by toxic...

The Importance of Benthic Habitats for Coastal Fisheries

Jacob P. Kritzer, Mari-Beth DeLucia, Emily Greene, Caroly Shumway, Marek F. Topolski, Jessie Thomas-Blate, Louis A. Chiarella, Kay B. Davy and Kent Smith.

in BioScience

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7217 words.

Ecosystem-based management requires greater attention to habitat conservation. We evaluate the importance of benthic habitats as space for shelter, feeding, and breeding by coastal fishes...

Key Figures: North American Environmental Scientist Activists

Ellen Wohl.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 29626 words.

Environmental scientist activist is not an established phrase. Here it designates individuals who begin their careers as professional scientists and become concerned about the loss of...

Malaria, Water Management, and Identity in the English Lowlands

Greg Bankoff.

in Environmental History

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 10144 words.

Abstract

Much of the eastern seaboard of England lying between East Yorkshire and the Pevensey Levels in Kent constitutes an English Lowlands, a distinctive...