IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

IMIS

Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Printer-friendly version

Optimum vegetation height and density for inorganic sedimentation in deltaic marshes
Nardin, W.; Edmonds, D.A. (2014). Optimum vegetation height and density for inorganic sedimentation in deltaic marshes. Nature Geoscience 7(10): 722-726. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2233
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
Peer reviewed article  

Available in  Authors 

Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Nardin, W.
  • Edmonds, D.A.

Abstract
    Plants may enhance sedimentation and help deltas to keep up with rising sea levels. Numerical simulations show that intermediate vegetation height and density are optimal, whereas too much vegetation inhibits sediment deposition in deltaic marshes.

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors