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Hydrogeomorphic classification for Great Lakes coastal wetlands

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Hydrogeomorphic classification for Great Lakes coastal wetlands; 2005; Article; Journal; Journal of Great Lakes Research; Albert, Dennis A.; Wilcox, Douglas A.; Ingram, Joel W.; Thompson, Todd A.

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A hydrogeomorphic classification scheme for Great Lakes coastal wetlands is presented. The classification is hierarchical and first divides the wetlands into three broad hydrogeomorphic systems, lacustrine, riverine, and barrier-protected, each with unique hydrologic flow characteristics and residence time. These systems are further subdivided into finer geomorphic types based on physical features and shoreline processes. Each hydrogeomorphic wetland type has associated plant and animal communities and specific physical attributes related to sediment type, wave energy, water quality, and hydrology.

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/S0380-1330(05)70294-X
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