Carolina Bays

Carolina Bays

[‚kar·ə′lī·nə ′bāz]
(geography)
Shallow, marshy, often ovate depressions on the coastal plain of the mideastern and southeastern United States of unknown origin.
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Tenders are invited for Project Development Study and Preparation of Federal EIS for Proposed Carolina Bays Parkway (SC 31) Extension
is a semipermanent fishless freshwater wetland typical of Carolina bays (Sharitz, 2003).
A host of unusual geological features, collectively known as Carolina Bays, hints at the cataclysm's location, says team member George A.
During her career with GZA Kwiatkowski has worked on the Second Avenue Subway Project in New York City, Carolina Bays Parkway in South Carolina, the Central Artery in Boston, MA, CambridgeSide Galleria in Cambridge, MA, and the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, MA.
Historical impacts to the Carolina bays were primarily associated with agricultural activities.
Carolina bays are shallow, freshwater swamps, ranging from 1 to more than 1,000 acres in size.
The swamps, canebrakes, Carolina bays and pine plantations of the southeast are inhospitable to man, but they're home to some of the nation's densest deer herds.
This study was performed to see how pH varied across the surface and by depth in one of the many Carolina Bays on the Savannah River Site.
Blair joined Flatiron almost ten years ago as a construction manager on the award-winning Carolina Bays Parkway project in South Carolina.
In addition to providing forage and water for upland wildlife, Carolina bays are particularly important sites for amphibian reproduction and larval development (Patterson, 1978; Sharitz and Gibbons, 1982; Pechmann et al.
Many of the fields in the southeast coastal plain contain depression areas called Carolina Bays.
In comparison to most Carolina bays (which usually dry each summer), Ellenton Bay is relatively permanent, having dried completely only once and partially only three times between 1955 and 1984 (Gibbons and Semlitsch, 1991).

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