Hood 2007 wood and skagit delta shrub swamp

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Hood, W.G. 2007. Large woody debris influences vegetation zonation in an oligohaline tidal marsh. Estuaries and Coasts, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 441-450.

Describes a relationships between the occurance of large woody debris and the recruitment of Myrica gale and other shrubs common to high elevation oligohaline marsh.


  • This includes a comparison between unmodified marsh in the Skagit Delta, and areas with dike breach to observe patterns of large wood distribution, and provides an initial observation that large wood is not accumulating in areas where hydraulic flow is limited to dike breach. Pcereghino (talk) 11:52, 23 April 2013 (PDT)