The Vegetation of Lake Antoine, Levera Pond and Grand Étang, Grenada, W.I.

Paul L. Comeau, Yasmin S. Baksh-Comeau

Abstract


Two former volcanic explosion craters now containing shallow fresh water lakes, and one former embayment now containing a shallow brackish water pond were surveyed over a four year period from 1992 to 1996 with attention being focused on their surrounding vegetation cover. The three sites, which are situated in central and north-east Grenada, displaya harmonious balance between natural and cultivated land-use. Comparisons are made based on land ownership, the vegetation, climate, soil, ecology, and human disturbance.

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