A conceptual diagram illustrates the current threats to native salt marsh species as well as the threats these species will face as their habitat is altered by climate change.

Effects of Climate Change on the Salt Marsh Ecosystem on Assateague Island

A conceptual diagram illustrates the current threats to native salt marsh species as well as the threats these species will face as their habitat is altered by climate change.

diagram black duck seagrass crab blackbird horse phragmites salinity nest mosquito ditch abundance sustainability erosion waves carbon dioxide oxygen hypoxia sea level adaptation

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-27
AlbumHuman > Climate Change
TypeGraphic
Project(s)Assateague Island National Seashore Climate Change
Dimensions1000 x 903
Filesize248 kB
Number of Downloads66
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)