Ecology Report of field trip to Romney Marsh: Evolution of a Landscape over 2000 years
...Andromeda... Thursday, August 25, Lilibeth, ID 7802 Order # 17025 Ecology Report of Field Trip to Romney Marsh: Evolution of a landscape over 2000 years. A Marsh is a wetland region forming a transition zone between water and ground, often at the doorway of rivers, next to ponds and lakes, with soils that are saturated with water for most of the time. They are characterized for having a poor natural drainage, inappropriate for agriculture and often distinguished for grassy vegetation (Neufeldt, V. et al., 1994; Morgan, 1955). In contrast, Burt (2007) emphasizes their importance as great resources for wild life, fishes and shellfish. In the South East of England, in the counties of Kent (known as the...