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Community ecology and Management of Salt Marshes

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

in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

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


Primary producers: plant production and its availability

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott

in The Estuarine Ecosystem: Ecology, Threats and Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525080
eISBN:
9780191728198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525080.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Within the estuarine ecosystem there may be several sources of plant production, including salt marsh plants, eel grass, or sea weeds. Growing directly on the surface of the mudflats may be ... More


Respiration in coastal benthic communities

Jack J. Middelburg, Carlos M. Duarte, and Jean-Pierre Gattuso

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527084
eISBN:
9780191713347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527084.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews coastal benthic communities with the aim of deriving a global estimate for respiration in these ecosystems. Reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, macroalgae, sea grasses, and ... More


Small Mammals

Howard Shellhammer

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter is primarily about the small rodents and shrews of tidal salt marshes. Emphasis is given to the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) and several endangered shrews ... More


Comparisons and connections

Peter Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568704
eISBN:
9780191717536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568704.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers the interchanges between mangrove and seagrass habitats and their immediate surroundings. Topics discussed include the distinctiveness of mangrove and seagrass communities, ... More


Pollution: Persistent Organic Contaminants and Trace Metals

Hyun-Min Hwang, Peter G. Green, and Thomas M. Young

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

More than 80 percent of San Francisco Bay's historic tidal marshes have disappeared due to human activities, and the remaining marshes have been fragmented and contaminated. High levels of ... More


Invertebrates: A Case Study Of China Camp State Park, Marin County

April Robinson, Andrew N. Cohen, Brie Lindsey, and Letitia Grenier

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The distribution of macroinvertebrates across a tidal gradient is described from a study of invertebrate distribution across tidal marsh sub-habitats, a nonquantitative survey of epifauna on ... More


Ecosystem Services

Arnas Palaima

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The San Francisco Bay estuary's tidal marshes play an important role in its ecosystem services for human society and the local economy. Next steps in implementation of the ecosystem services concept ... More


Historical Formation

Frances Malamud-Roam and Michelle F. Goman

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This paper describes the natural history of the remnant tidal salt marshes surrounding the San Francisco Bay estuary. These tidal marshes are ephemeral features, strongly influenced by sea-level rise ... More


Marshlands and Other Wetlands

Stephen Rippon

in Water and the Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940285
eISBN:
9781786944221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940285.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the range of wetland environments that existed in Anglo-Saxon England, and the uses to which they were put, using archaeological, documentary and place-name evidence. It ... More


Invertebrates: Past and Current Invasions

Elizabeth D. Brusati

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Introduced organisms have become the dominant invertebrate species in San Francisco Bay marshes and associated mudflats. This chapter focuses on epifaunal (surface-dwelling) and benthic infaunal ... More


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: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

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 with higher ... More


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