Definition(s)
Ecosystems of areas largely inundated with water but offering elevated lands as a habitat for wildlife. This areas include swamps, both seasonal and permanent, marsh, open fresh water, shallow saline lagoons, the estuaries of rivers, floodplains and coastal sand dunes. [...] (Source: GEMET/ GILP96 / WRIGHT)

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  • wetland biodiveristy