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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Methods for evaluating wetland condition : #10 using vegetation to assess environmental conditions in wetlands.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Fennessy, Slobhan.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,
Year Published 2001
Report Number EPA/822/R-01/007J
Stock Number PB2002-105171
Subjects Plant indicators--United States. ; Indicators (Biology)--United States. ; Wetland management--United States. ; Environmental monitoring--United States.
Additional Subjects Vegetation ; Wetlands ; Environmental conditions ; Environmental monitoring ; Biological recovery ; Ecosystems ; Bioindicators ; Vegetation regrowth ; Methods
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2002-105171 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Vegetation has been shown to be a sensitive measure of anthropogenic impacts to wetland ecosystems. As such it can serve as a means to evaluate best management practices, assess restoration and mitigation projects, prioritize wet land related resource management decisions, and establish aquatic life use standards for wetlands. The basic steps necessary for developing a vegetation based wetland biological assessment and monitoring program are relatively straightforward, but their simplicity belies their effectiveness. By building upon such monitoring tools, we will be able to more fully incorporate wetlands into water quality assessment programs.
"March 2002." Includes bibliographical references. Major contributors: Slobhan Fennessy and others. "Prepared jointly by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Health and Ecological Criteria Division (Office of Science and Technology) and Wetlands Division (Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds)." "EPA-822-R-02-020." Microfiche.