Sunday: The usual capricious forecast: rain at eleven, it says, but even by nine as I’m slipping on the muddy path beside the Crowhurst Powdermill Stream, my binocular eye-pieces are spotted with drizzle-drops. 468 more words
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We had a good start to 2018 after getting a chance to explore the Everglades and Cypress swamps of south Florida. Home to alligators, anacondas and hundreds of species of birds and insects, these wet-prairie ecosystems of Florida feature a great variety of wildlife. 532 more words
Potential Carbon Gas Production in Southern Brazil Wetland Sediments: Possible Implications of Agricultural Land Use and Warming
Methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) are greenhouse gases (GHG) important in the carbon cycle that exchanges carbon between ecosystems and the atmosphere. 158 more words
To fully appreciate what makes Jackson-Frazier Wetland special, it helps to look at a map.
Viewed this way, it quickly becomes clear that the 147-acre Benton County natural area is wedged between two highways and bracketed by farmland and residential tracts. 18 more words
Freshwaters are currently one of the most threatened habitats and many studies have focused on their plant species diversity. However, information regarding the contribution of various waterbody types to macrophyte diversity is either lacking or focused on Western Europe. 139 more words