Conceptual diagram illustrating the factors that influence how much light is absorbed by seagrass. This includes phytoplankton, organic matter, suspended sediment, and the epiphytes that grow on the seagrass.

Relative light attenuation for seagrass

Conceptual diagram illustrating the factors that influence how much light is absorbed by seagrass. This includes phytoplankton, organic matter, suspended sediment, and the epiphytes that grow on the seagrass.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-01-01
AlbumFlora > Seagrass/SAV
TypeGraphic
PublicationShifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays
Project(s)Maryland Coastal Bays Science Communication Products and Report Cards
Dimensions1000 x 1508
Filesize368 kB
Number of Downloads107
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)