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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS > RIPARIAN WETLANDS

Definition:
Riparian wetlands are the strip of woods that grow along natural wetlands.

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