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Coastal wetlands along the northern Gulf of Mexico are diverse. Salt marshes, mangrove forests, and salt flats are all different kinds of tidal saline wetland ecosystems that can be found in the region. In addition to supporting fish and wildlife, these coastal wetlands protect coastal communities, provide seafood, improve water quality, store carbon, and provide recreational opportunities.

Coastal ecologists have long known…

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Congratulations to Mike Osland (GCPO LCC Research Ecologist)Nicholas EnwrightRichard Day, and Tom Doyle.  They have a new paper that has been accepted and published January 2013 in Global Change Biology.  It is available under the "accepted articles" section of the journal's Web site.  The USGS Lafayette Branch Library has online access to this title through subscriptions to Environment Complete…

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