salt marsh


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salt marsh

n.
An area of low coastal grassland frequently overflowed by the tide.

salt marsh

n
(Physical Geography) an area of marshy ground that is intermittently inundated with salt water or that retains pools or rivulets of salt or brackish water, together with its characteristic halophytic vegetation

salt′ marsh`


n.
a marshy tract that is wet with salt water or flooded by the sea.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salt marsh - low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater
fenland, marsh, marshland, fen - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
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Entirely surrounding us is a great salt marsh, which protects us from invasion by land, while the rugged and ofttimes vertical topography of our mountain renders the landing of hostile airships a precarious undertaking.
They conclude that livestock grazing of saltmarshes is unnecessary and improper for the conservation of salt marsh breeding birds.
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Meanwhile, Liz is in Lancashire working with the RSPB and Paul is on the Gower peninsula learning how Salt Marsh lamb gets its diti ti flthe f rural "Ben.
Among the produce on offer are game, venison, Salt Marsh Lamb, bread, pancakes, pasta, curries, chocolate, jams, honey, fish, home grown vegetables, cider, beer, spirits and much more.
The Tuckerton Peninsula forms a large expanse (~2,000 ha) of highly inundated Spartina alterniflora salt marsh habitat along the southern New Jersey coast.
Our research explores the BEF relationship in Colorado Lagoon, a recently restored salt marsh in Long Beach, CA.
This multi-authored volume chronicles stages and strategic planning of a remarkable achievement, the unprecedented eradication of an invasive salt marsh mosquito pest and potential disease vector.
2013) studied salt marshes along the US Atlantic coast and provide evidence that sediment starvation also promotes the initiation of salt marsh erosion.
Five species of mosquitoes have been identified in the area, but nearly all of them are Aedes dorsalis - the salt marsh mosquito, which breeds in the saline and hyper-saline habitat newly expanded by the Fish & Wildlife Service.
They come here to feed on the salt marsh and lowland wet grassland and will stay until early April.
Exploring a Georgia Salt Marsh is a children's picturebook in which a young girl shows her visiting cousin the beautiful local salt marsh, and teaches her about its ecological complexity, including the twice-daily tides that submerge it