Conceptual diagram illustrating the differences between habitats in natural streams versus man-made ditches including the vegetation, water temperature, and the relative debris that contribute toward a habitat.

Stream habitat vs. ditch habitat

Conceptual diagram illustrating the differences between habitats in natural streams versus man-made ditches including the vegetation, water temperature, and the relative debris that contribute toward a habitat.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-01-01
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
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 487
Filesize185 kB
Number of Downloads74
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)