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.
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
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
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
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.