Latest Wetlands Stories
The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014.
CEO Scott Wolfe, and Director of Sales, Martin Roth, represent zlien on the 2013 Silicon Bayou 100 list. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) December 13, 2013
Left to themselves, coastal wetlands can resist rapid levels of sea-level rise. But humans could be sabotaging some of their best defenses
Gaming group solidifies its membership through a mobile application released at appcatch.com (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Kingdom of the Wetlands is a regional
Success of Michigan lake restoration company offers hope to nutrient overloaded Colorado lakes and reservoirs. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) June 11, 2013
Increases in temperature as a result of climate change are mirrored in lake waters where temperatures are also on the rise.
A team of geoscientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) using newly available remote-sensing technology has achieved unprecedented detail in quantifying subtle, long-period changes in the water levels of shallow lakes and ponds in hard-to-reach Arctic wetlands.
Lake Savers 2012 Scientific Data Proves Effectiveness of All-Natural Technology in Lake Restoration Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Studies
Several lakes around the world are known for their salty content. Among the most well-known are the Great Salt Lake in Utah and the Dead Sea. But these bodies of water pale in comparison to Don Juan Pond in Antarctica, known as the saltiest body of water on Earth.
Scientists have developed a new way to rescue the Bogong High Plains and their endangered alpine wetlands from invading European willows.
Mudflats, or otherwise known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is left behind by tides or rivers. They’re found in sheltered regions such as bayous, lagoons, estuaries, and bays. Mudflats might be seen geologically as exposed layers of bay mud, a result from the deposition of estuarine silts, marine animal detritus, and clays. The majority of the sediment in a mudflat is within the intertidal zone, therefore the flat is submerged and exposed about twice per day. In...
A wetland is an area of land that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the traits of a distinct ecosystem. First and foremost, the factor that distinguishes the wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the unique vegetation that has adapted to its characteristic soil conditions. The wetland consists mostly of hydric soil, which is supportive of aquatic plants. The water that is found in wetlands can be saltwater, brackish, or freshwater....
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.