Coastal Plains


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Coastal Plains

 

a band of lowlands in North America that stretches for approximately 3,000 km along the Atlantic coast of the USA and Mexico. It is 200–300 km in width. The plains are composed of monoclinally deposited strata of marine deposits of the Cretaceous, Paleocene-Neocene, and Anthropogenic ages. Their surface is predominantly flat, terraced, swamped at the shore and composed of cuesta banks in areas far from the ocean. The coastal plains are situated in zones of subtropical and tropical—primarily humid—forests. They include the Atlantic Plain and the Mexican Plain.

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I was part of a team that catalogued all of the rich plants and animals that depend on the coastal plain of this massive refuge for much of their lives.
To unveil typical patterns of the diurnal and annual cycle along the climatic gradient from the coast to the mountains, average daily zonal gradients of potential temperature, specific humidity, and sea level pressure were calculated for the coastal plain and the whole transect including the mountain stations.
NRCS currently doesn't collect data on the distribution of soil microbial populations, so there are no clues about which microbes might be the environmental link between Coastal Plains soils and stroke risk.
Therefore, expanding oil development could have significant negative cumulative effects on shorebirds breeding on the Arctic Coastal Plain.
In the Coastal Plains, naturally occurring structures include cavities in large diameter gum (Nyssa sp.) and cypress (Taxodium sp.) trees (Clark, 1990; Gooding and Langford, 2004; Trousdale and Beckett, 2005).
He also represented the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia in the areas of policy interpretation and regional programming as the states' regional representative at the Coastal Plains Regional Commission.
The cacoa plantations are usually in valleys or coastal plains, where the soil and drainage are good and the rainfall balanced.
JOB: Biologist and chief of the Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy in Tallahassee, Florida
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As the colony of Saint Domingue, this seductive land of rugged mountains and fertile coastal plains became in the eighteenth century one of the most densely populated spots on earth and the most precious jewel in France's imperial diadem.
In both the 1545 and 1576 epidemics, the infections were largely absent from the warm, low-lying coastal plains on the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific coasts (4).
On March 7, Ian Thomas, an award-winning US Geological Survey (USGS) mapmaker, posted several maps on the agency's website, including a postcard-sized graphic showing the calving grounds of the Porcupine Caribou on the coastal plains of ANWR.

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