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Main Title Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1990.
Author Orth, R. J. ; Nowak, J. F. ; Frisch, A. A. ; Kiley, K. P. ; Whiting., J. R. ;
CORP Author Virginia Inst. of Marine Science, Gloucester Point. ;Virginia Council on the Environment, Richmond.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.;National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, MD.;Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, Annapolis.
Publisher Sep 91
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA-X00346502-0 ;NOAA-NA90AA-H-CZ796;
Stock Number PB92-145366
Additional Subjects Aquatic plants ; Chesapeake Bay ; Spatial distribution ; Species diversity ; Maps ; Drawings ; Aerial photography ; Tables(Data) ; Submerged aquatic vegetation
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NTIS  PB92-145366 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 08/28/1992
Collation 280p
Abstract
The report documents the distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), principally rooted vascular macrophytes, in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and Chincoteague Bay mapped during May to October 1990 at a scale of 1:24,000 using black and white aerial photography. SAV bed perimeter information was digitized and stored in a computerized data base. SAV in Chincoteague Bay increased slightly in distribution from 1989, with 2,494 hectares mapped in 1990. All of the SAV consisted of R. maritima and Z. marina, and was located along the eastern side of the bay behind Assateague Island.