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Bay Journal - It’s a jungle down there! Visiting Susquehanna Flats’ underwater meadow

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

Past is Prologue / By Dr. Kent Mountford
Surveyors mapped the Susquehanna Flats accurately before the end of the 18th century, but their charts and the historical record leave considerable uncertainty about the status of submerged aquatic vegetation beds during the early years of the United States. The record is clear, though, that by the mid [...]

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07/23/08 and April 2008 Tar Bay and James Island

July 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Kent Mountford (Quads 051, 072, 073)
I was at Barren I before flying to Colorado for hiking/kayaking 23rd July, and coverage in upper Tar Bay was all Ruppia, about 20-50% (on a very low tide) but on the outer Bay shore of the Tar Bay “Marshes”, a barrier spit, there was tons of Ruppia on the [...]

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