3 edition of Pocosin wetlands found in the catalog.
1981 by Distributed by Academic Press .
Written in English
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John Lawson made a number of references to pocosins in his book, A New Voyage to Carolina (), but ecologists, differentiating these often impenetrable formations from river bottomlands, wooded swamps, and marshes, have labored well into the twentieth century to arrive at a good, general definition.
Pocosins have been described as "occurring in broad, shallow basins, in drainage basin heads, and. Pocosin wetlands: an integrated analysis of coastal plain freshwater bogs in North Carolina Author: Curtis J Richardson ; Mary L Matthews ; Stephen A Anderson ; Duke University.
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The structure and development of pocosin vegetation. In: Richardson CJ, editor. Pocosin wetlands: an integrated analysis of coastal plain freshwater bogs in North Carolina. Stroudsburg: Hutchinson Ross; p. 43– Google Scholar. Threats to Wetland Clear Cutting Fires Works Cited Blevins, David.
"Red-cockaded Woodpeckers." David Blevins Photo Blog. N.p., 5 Jan. Web. 21 Apr. The high rate of past wetland loss, especially for pocosin wetlands, suggests that stricter wetland laws are needed at the Pocosin wetlands book and local level if we are to support the concept of “no net loss Author: Curtis Richardson.
A True Book (Relaunch) Wetlands. By Peter Benoit. Grades. Pocosin wetlands book Genre. Non-Fiction Explains what wetlands are like, looks at the plants that define wetlands, discusses the types of animals that make their homes in wetlands, and includes information on why wetlands are important and what is being done to save them.
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Key words: pocosins, palustrine, bays, swamp, development trends, hydrology, geology, SWANCC. Reproduced by permission. Pocosins--oligotrophic freshwater evergreen shrub bogs once covering nearly one million hectares on the North Carolina coastal plain--were developed by blocked drainage and peat accumulation over the l years.
Extensive drainage for agriculture, forestry and peat mining reduced the natural wetland area tohectares by This development has resulted in (1) a shift of Cited by: 3. While pocosin refers to a type of wetland with deep, sandy, acidic, peat soils, it also references an evergreen shrub bog community growing in often-wet, nutrient-poor soils, as in bays.
A pocosin is a wetland bog with sandy peat soil and woody shrubs throughout. Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina. Pocosins are generally found along the Atlantic coastal plain of the United States, from southern Virginia to northern Florida. These areas typically occur in broad, low-lying shallow basins that do not drain.
WORDS Author’s Note: Pocosins are a type of raised peat wetland found almost exclusively in the Carolinas. The name derives from an Eastern. The water found in wetlands can be saltwater, freshwater, or brackish. Main wetland types include swamps, marshes, bogs and fens. Sub-types include mangrove, carr, pocosin, and varzea.
Wetlands play a number of roles in the environment, principally water purification, flood control, and shoreline stability. Books. All Books. Book Reviews.
Podcasts. Disappearing wetlands J The pocosin wetlands of North Carolina have been greatly reduced by conversion to agricultural and other uses. Pocosins and associated wetlands (PAAWS) of the North Carolina Plain are among the least studied ecosystems in the U.S. The purpose of this overview is to (1) classify pocosins and give their Author: Curtis Richardson.
Vol Issue As the Trump administration moves forward with an executive order repealing the Obama-era Waters of the United Sates (WOTUS) rule, which clarified and expanded the kinds of bodies of water the federal government is responsible for protecting from pollution, a unique yet little known wetland habitat may be endangered.
pocosin is a fire adapted ecosystem. Many of the plant species that occur in pocosins require fire to release new seeds and provide conditions to allow new growth. Pocosin Lakes Refuge was established in when The Conservation Fund in conjunction with the Richard King Mellon Foundation donated o acres to the U.S.
Pocosin is a type of palustrine wetland with deep, acidic, sandy, peat soils. Groundwater saturates the soil except during brief seasonal dry spells and during prolonged droughts. Pocosin soils are nutrient-deficient (oligotrophic), especially in phosphorus.
While our study included pocosin wetlands, we also examined depressional wetlands and were able to confirm that this trend holds true across a larger geographic area and multiple soil types.
Although both soil temperature and moisture content can influence CO 2 production (Fierer et al., ), we found that temperature was the only soil Cited by: wetlands, low-lying ecosystem where the water table is always at or near the surface.
It is divided into estuarine and freshwater systems, which may be further subdivided by soil type and plant life into bogs, swamps, and e wetlands have poor drainage, the area is characterized by sluggish or standing water that can create an open-water habitat for wildlife.
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Encyclopedia entry on pocosin wetlands offers a brief overview of the importance and nature of these ecosystems.
Orchid Conservation Coalition Teachers and students can learn more about the various. Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is a partner in the Scuppernong River Festival and provides refuge- and wildlife-related activities for adults and children during the event.
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The water found in wetlands can be saltwater, freshwater, or brackish. Main wetland types include swamps, marshes, bogs and fens. Sub-types include mangrove, carr, pocosin, and varzea. Wetlands play a number of roles in the environment, principally water.
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Cyrilla racemiflora Evergreen shrub wetlands Low pocosin High pocosin Small depression pocosin Mineral Shallow organics and peats Deep peat > m Shallow peat Cited by: Define pocosin. pocosin synonyms, pocosin pronunciation, pocosin translation, English dictionary definition of pocosin. and the ways in which this little book get [sic] to you are as ethereal, and as visible, as the ghosts who wander the Half Moon Pocosin." V.
Contemporary () For example, consider the case of "pocosin wetlands. Introduction to Wetlands What is a wetland. A swamp. A marsh. A bog. A fen. A pocosin. The sheer diversity of these terms can conjure up a variety of images and represents the difﬁculty of deﬁning the natural world in precise terms.
Carolina Bays research has been conducted for more than a century and the results of the research efforts have appeared in a multitude of journals, books, and monographs.
More than bibliographic entries have been identified here, most of which pertain directly to Carolina Bays. The Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge includesacres of wetlands south of Albermarle Sound. The refuge is home to over different wildlife species including otters, muskrat, turtles, and the endangered red wolf, plus tens of thousands of migratory birds in the winter.
Sponge-like peat soil in the wetlands retain water and hold it. Pocosins: an ecosystem in transition. in Pocosin Wetlands. C.J. Richardson, ed., Hutchinson Ross Publishing Co., Stroudsburg, Pa. In successional progression and in nutrient-poor acid conditions, pocosins resemble bogs and, in fact, were classified as such in the National Wetland Survey (Shaw, S.P., and C.G.
Fredine. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Re: Urgent Wetland Question (ds) submitted 1 month ago by jamessmithy I am aware that a wetland is generally described as an area which has a water table around 6 feet below the surface.
The smouldering combustion of peat and muck soil plays an important role in the creation and maintenance of wetland communities. This experimental study was conducted to improve our understanding of how moisture and mineral content constrain smouldering in organic soil.
Laboratory burning was conducted with root mat and muck soil samples from pocosin and pond pine woodland wetlands Cited by: An illustrative application assesses tradeoffs in converting pocosin wetlands to agriculture rather than maintaining wetlands to protect salinity in estuarine nursery areas.
Results reveal the marginal value of salinity protection may be substantial, while location may affect a wetland Cited by: Proposed Rules for Clean Water Act Spark Debate For the first time in 30 years, streams and wetlands throughout the United States could lose Clean Water Act protections under a.
These projects drained most of the largest remaining pocosin wetlands in North America. A brief enforcement moratorium on wetlands protection in resulted in a drainage spree in southeastern North Carolina affecting more t acres.
shot, Pocosin, wetland, Carolina × (JPG, KB, CC0) ‹ › Free download Original ( × KB JPG) Medium ( × 69 KB JPG).Executive Summary This National Water Summary on Wetland Resources documents wetland resources in the United States.
It presents an overview of the status of our knowledge of wetlands at the present time-what they are, where they are found, why they are important, and the controversies surrounding them, with an emphasis on their hydrology.These varied sources are characterized by different water chemistry and result in distinctive wetland nutrient cycling patterns.
In this chapter, example water budgets are presented for geographically isolated wetlands, constructed treatment wetlands, riparian wetlands, pocosin bogs, and fens or seeps.