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Coastal wetlands of the northern Gulf of California: inventory and conservation status
1. Above 28°N, the coastline of the northern Gulf of California is indented at frequent intervals by negative or inverse estuaries that are saltier at their backs than at their mouths due to theExpand
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Regeneration of Native Trees in the Presence of Invasive Saltcedar in the Colorado River Delta, Mexico
Many riparian zones in the Sonoran Desert have been altered by elimination of the normal flood regime; such changes to the flow regime have contributed to the spread of saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissmaExpand
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Concentration of contaminants in breeding bird eggs from the Colorado River Delta, Mexico.
Organic contaminants (organochlorine [OC], organophosphorus [OP] pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls [PCBs]), and metals (As, Cd, Hg, Pb, and Se) are a concern to avian health in the ColoradoExpand
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The Black Murex Snail, Hexaplex Nigritus (Mollusca, Muricidae), in the Gulf of California, Mexico: I. Reproductive Ecology and Breeding Aggregations
We studied the reproductive ecology and behavior of the black murex snail, Hexaplex nigritus (Philippi, 1845), a species heavily harvested in the Gulf of California, Mexico. We found that H. nigritusExpand
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The Birds of the Ciénega de Santa Clara, a wetland of international importance within the Colorado River Delta
The Cienega de Santa Clara is the largest marsh in the Sonoran Desert and the most important wetland in the Colorado River delta. We present the information on the state of the birds in the CienegaExpand
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Synthesis of ground and remote sensing data for monitoring ecosystem functions in the Colorado River Delta, Mexico
The delta of the Colorado River in Mexico supports a rich mix of estuarine, wetland and riparian ecosystems that provide habitat for over 350 species of birds as well as fish, marine mammals, andExpand
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Riparian vegetation dynamics and evapotranspiration in the riparian corridor in the delta of the Colorado River, Mexico.
Like other great desert rivers, the Colorado River in the United States and Mexico is highly regulated to provide water for human use. No water is officially allotted to support the naturalExpand
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Water budget for agricultural and aquatic ecosystems in the delta of the Colorado River, Mexico: Implications for obtaining water for the environment
a b s t r a c t In arid lands, wetland loss is the result not only of the scarcity of water itself, but also of the management of water to maximize off-stream uses. In the Colorado River delta,Expand
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Long-term sustainability of the hydrology and vegetation of Cienega de Santa Clara, an anthropogenic wetland created by disposal of agricultural drain water in the delta of the Colorado River, Mexico
Abstract The Cienega of Santa Clara is a valuable coastal wetland sustained almost entirely by discharge of brackish agricultural drain water from the U.S. and Mexico. In other locations,Expand
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