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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wetland

A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. The primary factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water ... Wetlands play a number of roles in the environment, principally water purification, flood control, ...

socratic.org/questions/what-are-some-examples-of-biotic-factors-in-an-ecosystem

Examples of biotic factors include any animals, plants, trees, grass, bacteria, moss, or molds .... Biotic factors are living things in an environment or ecosystem  ...

www.nap.edu/read/4766/chapter/4

Analysis of these characteristics shows how wetlands are distinct from other kinds of ... Hydrology controls the abiotic and biotic characteristics of wetlands ( Figure 2.2). ... among hydrology, physicochemical environment, and biota in wetlands. ... Three factors explain many of the differences among wetlands ( Figure 2.5): ...

www.biology-online.org/6/3_abiotic_factors.htm

Jan 1, 2000 ... These environmental factors are abiotic factors. When a variety of species are present in such an ecosystem, the consequent actions of these ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-biology/chapter/aquatic-biomes

Abiotic factors that influence aquatic biomes include light availability, depth, ... or insect swarms), usually these are not permanent features of the environment. .... Lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, and wetlands are all freshwater biomes, which ...

archive.epa.gov/ecopage/web/html/glctext.html

Feb 21, 2016 ... A key source of Great Lakes environmental information. ... These wetlands form a transition between the Great Lakes and adjacent terrestrial ... the Great Lakes coastline that links floristic variability to controlling abiotic factors.

tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/water/habitats/wetland/ecology

Abiotic factors that are determined by hydrology in a wetland could include soil texture, water ... Nonliving elements of the environment, such as soil or climate.

www.fws.gov/columbiariver/ANS/Activities/Activity_3.pdf

areas, rivers/streams and wetlands. ... interactions between these components. ... The abiotic factors present in an environment directly influence what types of.

study.com/academy/lesson/aquatic-ecosystems-abiotic-factors.html

You will also learn about the abiotic factors that affect them, from light levels, to... ... There are many types of aquatic ecosystems: rivers, lakes, ponds, wetlands, shallow ... In other words, physical or chemical parts of the environment that affect the ... For aquatic ecosystems, these factors include light levels, water flow rate, ...