Wetland

Land that stays flooded all or part of the year with fresh or salt water.

Wetland

A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. Primarily, the factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the characteristic vegetation that is adapted to its unique soil conditions. Wetlands consist primaril...
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wetland

noun a low area where the land is saturated with water
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Wetland

A uniquely diverse range of habitat types that are characterized by shallow water or temporarily wet ground and sometimes the presence of specific wetland plant communities (such as water-loving plants). In Kuwait, temporary wet areas such as sabkha, playas, salt marshes, mudflats and intertidal marine shallows are considered wetlands. Micro-wetlan...
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wetland

An area of land that is usually saturated with water, often a marsh or swamp.
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Wetland

Land where saturation with water is the dominant factor determining the characteristics of the soil and the types of plant and animal communities living there. A coastal salt marsh is one example of a wetland.
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Wetland

Low-lying area, such as a marsh or swamp, that is saturated with moisture for at least some period of time during a year or cycle.
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Wetland

Low-lying area, such as a marsh or swamp, that is saturated with moisture for at least some period of time during a year or cycle.
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Wetland

Natural land-use type that is covered by salt water or fresh water for some time period. This land type can be identified by the presence of particular plant species or characteristic conditions.
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wetland

Permanently wet land area or habitat. Wetlands include areas of marsh, fen, bog, flood plain, and shallow coastal areas. Wetlands are extremely fertile. They provide warm, sheltered waters for fisheries, lush vegetation for grazing livestock, and an abundance of wildlife. Estuaries and seaweed beds are more than 16 times as productive as the open o...
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wetland

terrestrial ecosystem characterized by poor drainage and the consequent presence most or all of the time of sluggishly moving or standing water ... [7 related articles]
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Wetland

This is land that during the majority of the year is damp if not flooded. It is characterised by a specific flora of plants that are able to cope with the lack of oxygen in the soil and the levels of nutrient accumulation that are toxic or become inaccessible to non-wetland plants. Many wetlands have been drained for agricultural purposes or pollut...
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wetland

[n] - a low area where the land is saturated with water
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