US Army Corps of Engineers
Portland District

Emergent marsh

Picture of emergent marshEmergent marsh is a complex dominated by herbaceous, low-growing, water-tolerant vegetation. The photo at right is an example of an emergent marsh (courtesy of C.A. Simenstad).

 

Controlling factors that affect emergent marsh:

Ecosystem processes that are affected by emergent marsh:

Interactions and equations:

 

Contact information

Ronald Thom, Ph.D
360-681-3657

Marine Research Operations, PNNL
1529 W. Sequim Bay Rd.
Sequim, WA 98382