the following questions and answer them thoroughly in complete sentences .
sorts of catastrophic events influence estuaries and how do they affect them?
why benthic diatoms are more abundant in estuaries than planktonic diatoms.
why salt marshes tend to be species poor.
function can the open areas on pans and shallow pools serve in a salt marsh?
are very important in the intertidal community. Name two different roles that bacteria play in the sand and
mud off the intertidal shore line.
a salt-wedge estuary. Why is it
given an unusual name?
an estuary? Why are bodies such as
Great Salt Lake ( Utah ) and Mono Lake ( California ) not considered estuaries?
the major factors that limit algal primary production in an estuary?
among the origins and geomorphologies of the following estuaries:
coastal plain estuary, tectonic, semi-enclosed bay ( lagoon ), and fjord.
the fiddler crab, Uca, like an earthworm? Discuss.
decomposition of salt marsh plants increase their food value to animals?
factors affect production in a salt marsh?
factors that explain the migration of the marsh periwinkle (Littoraria irrorata
) on cordgrass blades. How could
you develop an experimental test ( s ) of your ideas?