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Aquatic Plant Sampling Protocols

Publication number Date Published
01-03-017June 2001
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Author(s) Parsons, J.
Description Many different methods have been developed for assessing aquatic vegetation. This document describes those methods used by the Washington State Department of Ecology, Aquatic Plant Monitoring Program. It includes descriptions of inventorying waterbodies for invasive non-native species, mapping vegetation populations, and quantifying the plant community through line-intercept frequency, point-intercept frequency, and biomass data analysis. References are also supplied to provide additional details for each of these methods.
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Keywords protocol, sampling, water, monitoring, aquatic
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