Wetland plant influence on sediment ecosystem structure and trophic function

Article, Doctoral thesis OPEN
Whitcraft, Christine René; (2007)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: San Dieguito Lagoon | tamarisk | UCSD. Oceanography. (Discipline) Dissertations, Academic | ephemeral seagrass | benthic diatoms | vascular plants | Spartina foliosa | wetland ecosystems | Ruppia maritima | food webs | Sarcocornia pacifica | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Life Sciences

Vascular plants structure wetland ecosystems. To examine mechanisms behind their influence, plants were studied under different scenarios of change: experimental manipulation of cover, invasion, and response to flushing regimes. I tested the hypothesis that wetland plan... View more
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