The books chapters are divided into salt marshes natural history 1 ecology 2 plants and 3 animals and their unnatural history the impact of humans 4 physical alterations 5 pollution 6 introduction of non indigenous species 7 restoration and management closing with a case study of the death and rebirth of northeastern . Book description tall green grass subtle melodies of songbirds sharp whines of muskrats rustles of water running through the grasses and at low tide a pungent reminder of the treasures hidden beneath the surfaceall are vital signs of the great salt marshes natural resources. Salt marshes does have some obvious limitations and omissions for example the natural history section of the book is somewhat light compared with the unnatural history portion in addition the discussion of the biology and ecology of salt marshes in regions other than in the eastern united states is woefully inadequate. Salt marshes are the predominant coastal wetland ecosystems throughout much of the united states they stretch unbroken or did at one time along the more than 2300 miles of the atlantic coast stretching from maine all the way to florida and parts of the gulf coast where they are replaced by mangrove ecosystems better suited to subtropical temperatures and conditions
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