Accession Number : ADA292603

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. The Wetland Evaluation Technique (WET): A Technique for Assessing Wetland Functions and Values.

Descriptive Note : Technical notes,

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

Personal Author(s) : Clairain, Ellis J., Jr. ; Smith, R. D.

PDF Url : ADA292603

Report Date : JUN 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This technical note provides a brief overview of a technique for assessing functions and values of wetlands. The Wetland Evaluation Technique (WET) version 2.0 represents a revision of a technique developed for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). WET is intended to address regulatory and environmental planning needs for multifunction assessment of wetland areas. It consists of documentation to implement the technique and software to aid in data analysis. (AN)

Descriptors :   *WETLANDS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, DATA PROCESSING, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, GROUND WATER, FLOODS, COMPUTER FILES, WATER QUALITY, HABITATS, WILDLIFE, DREDGING, SEDIMENTS.

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE