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Data Release: Peat collapse and vegetation shift after storm-driven saltwater surge in a tidal freshwater swamp, roots

November 22, 2022

Annual root production over time was measured by collecting data on ingrowth into mesh root bags. The study was conducted on tidal freshwater swamp environments subjected to salinity intrusion at Hickory Point State Forest near Pocomoke City, Maryland. Root bags were collected at 5 set locations within the study area from 2013 to 2021 and analyzed to determine the weight in grams of new root production per meter cubed each year.

Publication Year 2022
Title Data Release: Peat collapse and vegetation shift after storm-driven saltwater surge in a tidal freshwater swamp, roots
DOI 10.5066/P9O3U8A9
Authors Beth A Middleton, John L David
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Wetland and Aquatic Research Center