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Sampling Site GCE11 (Tidal Forest)

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Name: Tidal Forest

Location: Georgia, USA

Description: Tidal freshwater forest site established on Lewis Island in October 2014, adjacent to the Altamaha River in Southeast Georgia. A SeaBird SBE-37M MicroCAT sonde is deployed in Lewis Creek for long-term salinity, pressure and temperature monitoring. A Rod Sedimentation-Erosion Table (RSET) is also installed to monitor changes in elevation and dendrometer bands are installed on various trees to monitor tree growth at the site.

Access Information: By boat (Ownership: The Nature Conservancy (part of the Altamaha Bioreserve))

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)


31.373870, -81.501063
31.382527, -81.501063
31.382527, -81.490727
31.373870, -81.490727

Polygon Area:  53.84 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.378508, -81.496112

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.