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Main Title Habitat Quality Assessment of Two Wetland Treatment Systems in Florida. A Pilot Study.
Author McAllister, L. S. ;
CORP Author ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Corvallis, OR.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Publisher Dec 93
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/600/R-93/222;
Stock Number PB94-126760
Additional Subjects Habitats ; Sewage treatment ; Municipalities ; Florida ; Wildlife ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Bioindicators ; Invertebrates ; Sites ; Morphology ; Comparison ; Birds ; Construction ; Pilot plants ; Vegetation ; Water flow ; Saturated soils ; Wetlands ; Sewage treatment plants
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Abstract The use of constructed wetland treatment systems (WTS) for treating municipal wastewater is increasing in the United States, but little documentation exists concerning the ability of these systems to duplicate or sustain wetland functions. A pilot study was designed primarily to examine methods and the usefulness of various wetland indicators for assessing wildlife habitat as a wetland function. The study took place at six WTS sites throughout the United States. The report focusses on two of those sites in Florida, one near Orlando and one near Lakeland. Data for vegetation, macroinvertebrate, site morphology, water quality, and bird use were collected in the field or compiled from various existing data sets. Wildlife habitat quality was assessed mainly with respect to bird habitat.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Category Codes 50B; 91A; 57H; 57Z
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A02
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 404815287
Origin NTIS
Type CAT