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Methods for Assessing Wetland Functions, Volume 1, Part 2 - Riverine and Depressional Wetlands in the Lowlands of Western Washington - Procedures for Collecting Data

 
Publication number Date Published
99-116August 1999
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Author(s) Hruby et al.
Description Washington's Wetlands Function Assessment Project was a statewide effort in 1996-2001 to develop relatively rapid, scientifically acceptable methods of assessing how well wetlands perform functions such as improving water quality, reducing floods, and providing wildlife habitat. The methods were developed for different wetland types in Washington State. This document details the procedures for collecting data in the riverene and depressional wetlands in the lowlands of western Washington.
NOTES Current applicability of the methods: Ecology highly recommends that those who apply the methods only do so after attending a five-day training session. We have been unable to offer training on the methods in more than a decade, and do not have plans to offer training in the foreseeable future. Therefore we can no longer support its use to assess functions of wetlands.
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Keywords function assessment, methods, river, water, assessment, wetland, wetland functions, wetlands, flood
WEB PAGE Wetlands function assessment project
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