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Vegetation Patterns and Processes in New England Salt Marshes
William A. Niering and R. Scott Warren
Vol. 30, No. 5 (May, 1980), pp. 301-307
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1307853
Page Count: 7
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This paper reviews the origin and development of New England salt marshes. The authors present vegetation patterns and dynamics in light of new data and evaluate the complex of interacting factors influencing the patterns. They consider man's impacts and make recommendations for maintaining marsh integrity.
BioScience © 1980 American Institute of Biological Sciences