Seagrass meadows: an underwater time capsule for archaeology — The Archaeology News Network

The most beautiful meadows are to be found along the world’s sandy coasts: Seagrass. It lines the seafloor like an enormous carpet. In the Nordics, shallow coastal waters are dominated by the seagrass “eelgrass” (Zostera marina). Amphora in a meadow of sea grass (Posidonia oceanica) in the Cyclades in Greece [Credit: Julius Glampedakis]Seagrass has some…

via Seagrass meadows: an underwater time capsule for archaeology — The Archaeology News Network

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