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Sampling Site GCE7 (Carrs Island)

Site Description  

Name: Carrs Island

Location: Georgia, USA

Description: Freshwater marsh site along the northern bank of Hammersmith Creek at the south end of Carrs Island. Upland area is heavily forested. Northern 3/4 of the island was diked for rice agriculture, but the southern 1/4 is undisturbed. A hydrographic sonde is deployed in the Altamaha River near Hammersmith Creek, adjacent to this site.

Access Information: Accessible by boat only via the Altamaha River. (Ownership: The Nature Conservancy)

Restrictions: Do not trespass on the private land on the south bank of Hammersmith Creek.

Vegetation: dominated by Zizaniopsis

Fauna: some Uca, no Littoraria

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Site Geographic Description

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)

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Northwest
Northeast
Southeast

31.334364, -81.493498
31.348774, -81.493498
31.348774, -81.475900
31.334364, -81.475900

Polygon Area:  81.96 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.342283, -81.483610

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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.