Includes bibliographical references and index.; Coastal sand dunes of the U.S. / W.W. Woodhouse, Jr. -- Atlantic coastal marshes / W.W. Woodhouse, Jr. and P.L. Knutson -- Salt marshes of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico / W.L. Kruczynski -- Salt marshes of the western Gulf of Mexico / James W. Webb, Jr. -- Pacific coastal marshes / P.L. Knutson and W.W. Woodhouse, Jr. -- Low marshes of China / Chung-Hsin Chung -- Low marshes, peninsular Florida / Roy R. Lewis, III -- Mangrove forests / Roy R. Lewis, III -- Seagrass meadows / Ronald C. Phillips.