Chemical controls on ecology in a coastal wetland

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doi: 10.1029/EO067i045p01305
Authors:Casey, William H.; Guber, Albert; Bursey, Charles; Olsen, Curtis R.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Pa. State Univ., Dep. Geosci., University Park, PA, United States
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Oak Ridge Natl. Lab., United States
Volume Title:Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Source:Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 67(45), p.1305, 1310-1311. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0096-3941
Publication Date:1986
Note:In English. 25 refs.; illus. incl. sketch maps
Summary:The chemistry of marsh sediment is profoundly affected by seasonal cycles, including desiccation of the sediment in summer and the growth of vegetation. In this article, we examine the relation of these processes to the transport of natural and fallout radionuclides in sediment.
Subjects:Coastal environment; Controls; Cyclic processes; Desiccation; Ecology; Environmental geology; Geochemistry; Intertidal environment; Isotopes; Marshes; Mires; Observations; Paludal environment; Pollution; Pore water; Radioactive isotopes; Salinity; Salt marshes; Seasonal variations; Sediments; Surveys; Terrestrial environment; Wetlands; Accomack County Virginia; Atlantic Coastal Plain; Central Atlantic Coastal Plain; United States; Virginia; Chincoteague Bay; Palus Crisium
Record ID:1987020684
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2018 American Geosciences Institute.
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