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Why Young Coastal Dune Slacks Sustain a High Biodiversity

@inproceedings{Grootjans2004WhyYC,
  title={Why Young Coastal Dune Slacks Sustain a High Biodiversity},
  author={Ab P. Grootjans and Erwin B. Adema and Ren{\'e}e M. Bekker and Evert Jan Lammerts},
  year={2004}
}
  • Ab P. Grootjans, Erwin B. Adema, +1 author Evert Jan Lammerts
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Dune slacks are depressions within coastal dune areas that are flooded during the rainy season, which in Europe is during winter and spring (Boorman et al. 1997; Grootjans et al. 1998), but in the tropics during the summer (Vazquez, Chap 12). During the dry season the water table may drop far below the surface.Young dune slacks that have been formed in a natural way, by sand blowing or natural dune formation (Piotrowska 1988; Zoladeski 1991), are very poor in nutrients and at the same time very… CONTINUE READING

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