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MUD

A municipal utility district, which is a political subdivision that administers utility-related services, sometimes requiring the issue of special assessment bonds.

Mud

A Dutch unit of volume equivalent to 100 liters. It was adopted in 1817, soon after the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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In the seaward zone of the lagoon, the K/Na ratio is highest for the bottom sediments compared to the sediments of the mudflats on either side of the lagoonal creeks.
To reduce the potential impact of any environmental heterogeneity of the mudflat, a randomized block design was used for location of cages.
Intertidal mudflats are the most important feeding habitats for shorebirds on their migratory routes (Schneider 1978; Evans et al.
Set the flat back of the basket diagonally on the mudflat.
This area (the shoreline section of Bayside Tour Loop, Unit 7, LANWR) includes the shoreline and associated mudflat and seagrass areas visible from the shore.
The researchers set a number of trials in mudflats in Mozambique to study whether a male would protect a female neighbour when confronted by an intruder.
The breaches will allow the tide coming up the estuary to wash in and out, creating a new area of inter-tidal mudflat and saltmarsh.
Shepherd studied a mudflat evenly populated by the birds' main prey, the mud shrimp Corophium volutator.
The breaches will allow the tide coming up the estuary to wash in and out, thereby creating a significant new area of inter-tidal mudflat and saltmarsh.
A new wildlife reserve was opened in March 2000 on the Gwent Levels, on the edge of Newport, to help mitigate the loss of the mudflat habitats.
It may involve planting on bare mudflats along the coast, or increasing the density of trees in an area where mangroves are already found.
And this has been such a lovely autumn in Wirral - the dewed meadows around the River Birket in Bidston, Leasowe and Moreton; the mists over the sullen mudflats at Eastham, the pale sun reflected in the rock pools of West Kirby; and the colours in the trees and country hedges, so much richer than the money in a miser's bag.