Calcareous fens in southeast Alaska by Michael H. McClellan

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StatementMichael H. McClellan, Terry Brock, and James F. Baichtal.
SeriesResearch note PNW -- RN-536., Research note PNW -- 536.
ContributionsBrock, Terry., Baichtal, James F., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
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Pagination7, [4] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16051557M

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Calcareous fens have not been identified previously in southeast Alaska. A limited survey in southeast Alaska identified several wetlands that appear to be calcareous : D. Maas. Calcareous fens in southeast Alaska [electronic resource] / Michael H.

McClellan, Terry Brock, and James Alaska and its resources / by William H. Dall; The Calcareous fens in southeast Alaska book tribes of Alaska [microform]: an address before the Section of Anthropology of the American. Wet Meadows (including Calcareous Fens) These wetlands are characterized by low-growing grass, sedge or rush communities with various broad-leaved plants.

They include wet prairies and calcareous fens and may be found along the borders of streams, lakes and marshes, in small depressions, and in extensive flats on glacial lake beds. This trail, a series of six loops through two counties, cover a variety of habitats, from the beach and sea-oat habitat of Gulf State Park near Perdido Bay to the maritime pine forest of the Dauphin Island, a hotspot during spring migration, and Fort Morgan, a birding paradise in spring for Neotropical songbirds and in fall for migrating hawks.

southeast, Aleutians, south-central, southwest, northwest, arctic, and interior Alaska (fig.1). Southeast Alaska. Most vegetation classification work in southeast Alaska has been done in recent years by Forest Service ecologists (Martin ).

In some cases the work is still going on, and in others results have not yet appeared in published Cited by: Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services - edited by Aletta Bonn. In Southeast Alaska, North-west Canada, America and California the species is an obligate wetland species (Reed, ; Fish and Wildlife Service, ).

It is found in calcareous fens in Southeast Alaska, these fens can be classified floristically as the Sitka sedge-forb community type.

All Saints Bog is an approximately ha raised bog in County Offaly that is located 8 km north-northwest of Birr (7° 59′ W, 53° 9′ N; Figures and ; Valverde et al., ).The bog is a Special Area of Conservation (SACEC Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) as amended).

The high bog has ha (%) that is currently classified as active raised bog and ha (%. Savage Parks and Recreation Manager Minnesota River as the northern border for the city, the acre Savage Fen Wetland Complex which contains some of Calcareous fens in southeast Alaska book largest calcareous fens in the state.

fibres remain. Humic acids and tannin present under these conditions preserve protein-containing organic materials (wool, fur, leather, skin, hair, nails, horn), whereas plant matter and bones decay.

In the calcareous fens, on the other hand, wool textiles decompose and only fabrics made of plant materials may be preserved. The Association of State Wetland Managers is a nonprofit membership organization established in to promote and enhance protection and management of wetland resources, to promote application of sound science to wetland management efforts and to provide training and education for.

Long-term changes in zooplankton community structure inferred from a chronosequence of lakes in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. In: D. Engstrom (ed.), Proceedings of the Third Glacier Bay Science Symposium, Mostly found in calcareous fens and wet meadow communities, common associates include Calamagrostis sp., Carex sp., Phlox pilosa, Panicum virgatum, Sorghastrum nutans, solidago spp., and Andropogon gerardii (ChapmanSmith ).

In Missouri, Zigadenus elegans is considered to be a relict species from the Pleistocene. Prior Lake/Savage Office. Wendy Dorn Kathryn Elsen Paul Krueger Merhawit Kubrom Bruce Nelson Habitat/Community: Peatlands, wet peat soils, open bogs, calcareous fens, shrub-carrs, sedge meadows, shallow marshes; frequently in shallow water and on pond margins.

The well developed, air-filled root and rhizome system makes this sedge one of the floating, mat. fens (even in Sphagnum), meadows, & wet prairies” (rvw11). In the southeast USA, “Springheads & swampy areas, over calcareous, mafic, or ultramafic rocks” (w11).

distribution/range: “Calcareous fens; wet meadows, bogs, swamps; occasional in the n ½ of Illinois, uncommon in the s ½ (m14). Known but not mapped from Bureau & Whiteside cos. Fens are wetlands with perennially saturated organic soil. They are uncommon in Glacier Park and occur primarily west of the Divide.

Ninety-seven species of plants commonly occur in Glacier's fens, and over 80% of these have a Boreal distribution. Thirty species are restricted to fens in Glacier Park, and only 3 of these do not have Boreal.

Wetlands: Characteristics and Boundaries. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / The hydric pine flatwoods of southwestern Florida lie on a calcareous substrate derived from marine transgression and showing very little relief or slope (%). Because the terrain is flat, headwater streams are not well defined.

Habitat: Fens & agricultural drainage ditches; calcareous; common in slightly disturbed wet meadows, & on sandy or marly shores. “Frequent sp in its limited habitat, the calcareous fen & more disturbed areas such as ditches” (ws92).

Very common in sloughs, ditches, & other wet places. (ewf59) Swamps, calcareous fens, wet ditches (m02). Page 1 ï~~ THE MICHIGAN BOTANIST VASCULAR FLORA ADDITIONS AND NOTEWORTHY COLLECTIONS FROM QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, ONTARIO Perry A. Scott Redbud Lane Indianapolis, IN [email protected] ABSTRACT Quetico Provincial Park (QPP), in northwest Ontario between latitude N and and longitude W andprotects more than.

Goals / Objectives Develop new knowledge of how ecosystem factors such as biology of plants and fungi, genetics, soils, and climate function and interact to affect growth and long-term productivity of forest and associated ecosystems.

Increase knowledge of how disturbances affect genetic diversity, stand composition and structure, soil, and long-term productivity of forests. My research characterizes processes and mechanisms of metal sorption reactions through field studies and lab experiments to better understand the metal transport and natural attenuation in mine contaminated systems and to better understand geochemical processes affecting bioavailability of metal contaminants to aquatic organisms.

Sediment radioisotopes are measured to quantify. More information is needed on the range of variability and the exact distribution of this alliance. Note that Juniperus virginiana var.

virginiana-dominated communities occurring in old pastures, cleared calcareous areas, and so forth are placed in the Juniperus virginiana Semi-natural Forest Alliance (A), whether the canopy is closed or open.

No part of this book may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission What are the UTM values for the southeast corner of the map.

N, E d. What are the latitude and longitude values for the The Back Bay Fens is a swampy area that drains. In this Candidate Notice of Review (CNOR), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), present an updated list of plant and animal species native to the United States that we regard as candidates for or have proposed for addition to the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The East Anglian fens are characterised by alkaline conditions resulting from water draining from chalk and other calcareous rock formations. They (and similar examples elsewhere) may be distinguished as “ rich fen “, though there is often a general understanding that a “fen” will be relatively eutrophic (nutrient rich).

Peat is a valuable organic fuel source like oil, which is composed of decaying vegetation that includes moss. The type of moss in peat is called Sphagnum, and the living moss can be cultivated/harvested sustainability, at least according to those in the industry of harvesting it for use in is a bit of a controversy, though.

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Jones 3 Robert A. Wearne. Plants for Stormwater Design - Part 2. Understanding the Groundwater Hydrology of a Geographically-Isolated Prairie Fen: Implications for Conservation PLOS ONE, Dec Prasanna Venkatesh Sampath, Hua-Sheng Liao, Zachary Kristopher Curtis, Patrick J.

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