Biogeomorphology of an upper Chesapeake Bay river-mouth tidal freshwater marsh

@article{Pasternack2009BiogeomorphologyOA,
  title={Biogeomorphology of an upper Chesapeake Bay river-mouth tidal freshwater marsh},
  author={Gregory B. Pasternack and William B. Hilgartner and Grace S. Brush},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={520-537}
}
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