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Marsh Fertilization Experiment

Transects were set up to study the impacts on the salt marsh vegetation of nutrient enrichment from the Ipswich Wastewater Treatment Facility on Greenwood Creek in Ipswich. The marsh around Clubhead Creek was used as a reference.


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Greenwood and Clubhead Creek -
Transect decriptions
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Greenwood and Clubhead Creek -
Vegetation percent cover across transect

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Greenwood and Clubhead Creek -
Vegetation percent cover and biomass

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Greenwood and Clubhead Creek -
Vegetation presence or absence

REU Student, Sarah Twichell, Sampling Benthic Chlorophyll at Greenwood Creek.
(photo by Sarah Twichell)


 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #OCE-9726921, #OCE-0423565, #OCE-1058747. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.