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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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Coastal Dune Habitats

Thomas E. Miller and Marina Lauck.

in Ecology

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 12705 words.

Coastal dunes occur along the majority of coastlines worldwide, often as parts of barrier islands, and are one of the most dynamic areas on earth. Sufficient supply of sand and strong...

Mangrove Zone Ecology

Roy R. Lewis III and Laura L. Flynn.

in Ecology

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5667 words.

The mangrove zone consists of the intertidal coastal area lying between the spring high tide line and the spring low tide line in protected coastal waters encompassing a wide range of plant...

Landscape Ecology

Martin Hermy.

in Ecology

P ublished online May 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6097 words.

Landscape ecology is well integrated into the discipline of ecology and focuses on the reciprocal interactions between pattern and ecological processes. Despite the fact that these...

Benthic Ecology

Ron Etter.

in Ecology

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 11086 words.

Benthic ecology is a large and very diverse field that explores how organisms that live on the ocean floor interact with and influence the biotic and abiotic environment. Studies occur in a...