Modeling the effects of nutria(Myocastor coypus) on wetland loss

  title={Modeling the effects of nutria(Myocastor coypus) on wetland loss},
  author={Jacoby Carter and A. Lee Foote and A. Johnson-Randall},
We created a model to study the process in which nutria(Myocastor coypus) feeding activities lead to erosion and loss of marsh area. [...] Key Method This model ties together data on nutria population dynamics and feeding behavior from the literature with data from field studies on the phenology ofScirpus americanus andSpartina patens conducted in the Barataria Basin, Louisiana, USA in 1992.Expand

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