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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS > ESTUARINE WETLANDS

Definition:
Areas of marsh grasses and reeds along coasts and estuaries where the ground
is covered by high tides but drained at low tide.


Reference:
Nebel, Bernard J.and Richard T. Wright. Environmental Science-the Way the World
Works. 1998. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.