Matsalu

Matsalu

 

a gulf of the Baltic Sea on the western coast of the Estonian SSR. Length, 21 km; average width, 4 km. It is shallow. The Kasari River empties into it. The shores are sandy and covered with reeds and rushes. Matsalu and its environs are a nesting place for a great variety of waterfowl.

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Ground-dwelling spider fauna of flooded meadows in Matsalu, Estonia.
The Metsahovi (MEF) and Laitila (RAF) stations are located on the Baltic Shield, the Matsalu (MTSE) and Vasula (VSU) stations on the southern slope of the Baltic Shield, the Slitere (SLIT), Paberze (PABE) and Paburge (PBUR) stations on the East European Platform, within the Baltic Syneclise and the Suwalki (SUW) station lies at the border between the Baltic Syneclise and the Mazuro-Belorussian Anteclise.
Zur Okologie der Graugans in der Matsalu Bucht.--Eesti NSV Teaduste Akademia Juures Asuva Loodusuurijate Seltsi Aastaraamat 56: 189-207.
Spider fauna of coastal and floodplain meadows in Matsalu (Estonia), influence of flooding and management.
The Vainameri national type with a surface area of 1700 [km.sup.2] consists of five water bodies: Vainameri, Kassari-Ounaku Bay, Vaike Strait, Haapsalu Bay, and Matsalu Bay.
Taastuvate energiaallikate kasutus kui osa Matsalu margala kaitsekorraldusest.
Haapsalu and Matsalu bays are the most eutrophied bays within the West-Estonian Archipelago Sea.
The Saastna Peninsula is located in western Estonia, between Matsalu Bay in the north and Topu Bay in the south (Figs 1, 7).