5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Primary sources of organic matter in wetlands (2)
- Regional transitional wetlands (3)
- How does pumping oxygenated air into the ameliorate the buildup of toxic reduced forms of Fe, S and Mn?
- Which organic matter is more easily digested by microorganisms in wetlands?
- What methods can create hemi-marsh conditions in a moist soil managed wetlands?
- a 1. Autochonacy - organic matter generated from within a wetland
2. Allochtonacs - externally generated matter (falling leaves)
- b Disking
- c Non-humic
- d Air leaks out of the roots and into the surrounding soil which oxidizes and neutralizes harmful compounds
- e 1. Great Lake Wetlands
3. Saltwater marsh
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- terrestrial wildlife are not as dependent on water quality of the peatlands and can relocate if conditions are undesireable. The water quality is very stressful for aquatic species.
- 1. Timing of seed production
- All dead organic matter
- 1. Adventitious roots
4. Shallow root systems
- 1. Temperature
2. Oxygen concentration
3. Particle size
5 True/False Questions
What are the alternative forms of NO3- and CO2 that wetland plants use? (2) → 1. Ammonium (NH4+)
2. Bicarbonate (HCO3)
Behavioral adaptation for fish to survive inland wetland conditions → Fish travel to deeper parts of the wetlands and the water warms and O2 concentration varies [EX] Carp
Peanut butter and cracker theory → 1. Timing of seed production
Factors that limit dissolved oxygen concentration in wetlands (5) → 1. Temperature
4. Location of vegetation
Structureal adaptation for inverts → Surface dwelling water striders