Episode 92: Swamp Grassland

In Mudan Township, Pingtung County’s Tungyuan Village, sits a prairie as far as the eyes can see. This paradise is a vast wetland, and a favorite for many ecologists. Year-round, the grass is green and grows knee high, offering a very rich wetland ecosystem.Walking in the swamp grasslands, one can feel that its water under the grass, yet it’s like walking in a prairie that shakes and gradually sinks.It feels like walking on a matress.How did this large grassland on water form?Why won’t people walking on it fall in?


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Posted on May 7, 2012, in Earth science, physics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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