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Salt Pond Complex (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 255

Geoform Origin Anthropogenic
Geoform Salt Pond Complex


Description
Definition A series of shallow ponds separated by berms or levels, designed to produce salt from marine water or other brines through the process of evapotranspiration. The ponds are periodically drained to harvest salts. These can support various microalgal communities while water is present.