estuarine subaqueous soils


estuarine subaqueous soils
   Soils that form in sediment found in shallow-subtidal environments in protected estuarine coves, bays, inlets, and lagoons. Excluded from the definition of these soils are any areas “permanently covered by water too deep (typically greater than 2.5 m) for the growth of rooted plants.”
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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