Wetland Classification and Mapping of Seward, Alaska



Map Unit Descriptions


Ecosystem: Tidal


Map Unit: T07


Seward Area Extent: 2 wetland polygons; 16.2 acres

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Wetland Indicators

Type: Tidal

Depth to water table: varies with tidal stage

Organic layer thickness: 0 cm

Depth to redoximorphic features: 0 cm

Common Soils: Typic Cryaquents, Oxyaquic Cryofluvents

Common Plant communities:

none described


The two tidally influenced wetlands mapped as T07 are inter-tidal gravels mixed with sparse seabeach sandwort (Honckenya peploides) cover.  One occurs at the mouth of Spruce Creek, then other near the mouth of Sawmill Creek.  They are inundated frequently by spring tides, and washed by moderate wave action.



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12 February 2007 15:30