Accession Number : ADA117804

Title :   Preliminary Guide to the Onsite Identification and Delineation of the Wetlands of the North Atlantic United States.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Huffman,Robert Terry ; Tucker,Gary E ; Wooten,Jean W ; Klimas,Charles V ; Freel,Mike W

PDF Url : ADA117804

Report Date : May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : This guide to the major plant associations and communities found in wetland within the North Atlantic region of the United States is one of a series of eight such guides, each prepared by a specialist or specialists familiar with the wetlands in the region coverd by the guide. The guides are intended for distribution to the various U.S. Army Engineer Districts for use in the onsite technical identification and delineation of wetland boundaries. The classification system in this guide is adpated from that utilized by the National Wetland Inventory (NWI) Project of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, but frequently departs from NWI's system to describe common and/or distinct wetland communities or associations. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Swamps, Flood plains, United States, North(Direction), East(Direction), Identification, Classification, Handbooks, Vegetation, Plants(Botany)

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE