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for Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science Vol. 126 Issue 2, Summer 2010
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Depth profiles are reported for ammonium and phosphorus in sediment pore water and concentrations in surface water along the length of Pocotaligo Swamp in South Carolina. The distributions were examined in relation to effluent from a wastewater treatment plant. Results show that the swamp is nitrogen-limited.
Understory vegetation biomass and species richness response to site preparation treatments, fertilization trials and drainage locations in loblolly pine and pond pine plantations were studied in an Eastern North Carolina pocosin. Results indicate whether some ecosystem functions are being lost.
The roughtail stingray (Dasyatis centroura) is the largest member of the family Dasyatidae. Forty-five roughtail stingrays were captured between 1972 and 2008 in Onslow Bay. Sizes, sex ratios, and seasonality of occurrences are reported.