coastal berm meaning
- [Civil engineering]
- Coastal berm hammocks are found on ridges of storm-deposited marine debris, usually within mangrove or salt marsh communities.
- Tropical hardwood hammocks of the Florida Keys include rockland hammocks, coastal berms, shell mounds, and coastal rock barrens.
- Exotic trees and shrubs such as Brazilian pepper ( " Schinus terebinthifolius " ) are problematic in hammocks throughout South Florida, including undisturbed areas in Everglades NP . Coastal berm hammocks along the shores of Florida Bay have been heavily impacted by the sprawling vine-like shrub latherleaf ( " Colubrina asiatica " ).