Menció et al. (2017) – Journal of Hydrology, 552: 793-806.
We describe the hydrological regime of a confined coastal ecosystem (La Pletera salt marshes), highlighting the importance of groundwater circulation. During the dry season groundwater inputs may account for 15–80% of the water budget. Water salinity depends on two main processes: 1) mixing of fresh and sea water occurring within the lagoons or in the aquifer; and 2) evaporation.