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bottomland

[′bäd·əm‚land]
(geology)
A lowland formed by alluvial deposit about a lake basin or a stream.
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By the time he formed his consulting company, Greenbrier Wetland Services, he was considered the foremost authority in North America on bottomland hardwood wetlands, GTRs, moist-soil impoundments, wetland design and development and landscape-scale ecosystem restoration.
Deer avoided bottomland forests and older oak-hickory forests (Duncan's multiple range test, P < 0.
Braun (1964) and Shelford (1963) generally described this bottomland vegetation as associated with other floodplain-forest communities.
The Patoka River Refuge is one of the last remaining intact bottomland hardwood forests in southern Indiana, providing a variety of habitats for a number of wildlife species and other organisms, including odonates.
Finally, we hypothesized that RBEB and SEM would be found in areas of low elevation and slope in response to tree species found in lower elevation bottomland hardwoods including baldcypress and water tupelo (Menzel el al.
Arkansas contains both upland and bottomland hardwood forests.
A general description of runoff agriculture comprises variants such as those that are carried out in basin bottomlands, in alluvial fans and hillsides and in the beds of watercourses.
Flood-control measures such as levees and dams have significantly altered bottomland forests in the United States and around the world (Nilsson and Berggren 2000, Hart et al.
The restoration work--planting bottomland and upland forest and improving existing forested areas--is being undertaken by The Nature Conservancy of Illinois, which owns the site, with support from AMERICAN FORESTS' Global ReLeaf program and others.
The effect of increased levels of carbon dioxide on bottomland hardwood forests in the southeastern U.
From antebellum plantations to corporate undertakings, the overarching motive behind the destruction of the expansive bottomland hardwoods of North America has been profit.
Toxey approached clothing store owners, asking them to consider selling his first pattern, now known as Bottomland, and from there the Mossy Oak company was born.