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Title: Fragile Fringe: A Guide for Teaching about Coastal Wetlands
Url: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/fringe/ff_index.html
Publisher: AgrowKnowledge
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This "Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands", from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Wetlands Research Center, helps students identify types of wetlands & understand the role of wetlands in controlling erosion, retaining water, filtering pollutants, & serving as nurseries for young organisms. The barrier islands, the Mississippi River, & the consequences of wetland loss are examined.
LC Classification: Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Land -- Wetlands
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Other natural landforms -- Wetlands
GEM Subject: Science -- Natural history
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Biology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Wetlands
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-04 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-11-07 11:02:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: AgrowKnowledge
Full Record Views: 130
Resource URL Clicks: 19
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