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EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > WETLANDS
Definition:
Wetlands is a term for a broad group of wet habitats. They are
transitional lands between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems where the
lands may be permanently or intermittently water covered.  
Reference:
National Research Council. 1992. Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems. National
Academy Press.
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