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Sampling Site SCSA (SCSA Altamaha Plant Transition Site)

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Name: SCSA Altamaha Plant Transition Site

Location: Georgia, USA

Description: Estuarine marsh site along the southeastern end of Broughton Island in the Altamaha River, approximately 9km upriver from the mouth. This site represents the transitional border of Spartina alterniflora and Spartina cynosuroides distributions in the Altamaha River, and is used for plant population monitoring studies.

Access Information: Accessible by boat only via the Altamaha River (Ownership: not known)

Vegetation: Spartina alterniflora and Spartina cynosuroides

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)


31.322240, -81.376281
31.323789, -81.376281
31.323789, -81.371261
31.322240, -81.371261

Polygon Area:  4.44 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.323028, -81.374012

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. 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.