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The effects of landscape position on plant species density: Evidence of past environmental effects in a coastal wetland

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The effects of landscape position on plant species density: Evidence of past environmental effects in a coastal wetland; 1999; Article; Journal; Ecoscience; Grace, J.B.; Guntenspergen, G.R.

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Here we propose that an important cause of variation in species density may be prior environmental conditions that continue to influence current patterns. In this paper we investigated the degree to which species density varies with location within the landscape, independent of contemporaneous environmental conditions. The area studied was a coastal marsh landscape subject to periodic storm events. To evaluate the impact of historical effects, it was assumed that the landscape position of a plot relative to the river's mouth ('distance from sea') and to the edge of a stream channel ('distance from shore') would correlate with the impact of prior storm events, an assumption supported by previous studies. To evaluate the importance of [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1080/11956860.1999.11682536
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