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Status and trends of wetlands in the coastal watersheds of the eastern United States

Susan-Marie Stedman

Status and trends of wetlands in the coastal watersheds of the eastern United States

1998 to 2004

by Susan-Marie Stedman

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Published by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in [Silver Spring, Md.], [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland ecology -- United States,
  • Wetlands -- United States,
  • Wetland conservation -- United States,
  • Watersheds -- United States,
  • Coastal zone management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-28).

    Statement[Susan-Marie Stedman and Thomas E. Dahl].
    ContributionsDahl, Thomas E., United States. National Marine Fisheries Service., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.M3 S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23990226M
    LC Control Number2009376613

    Hydrologic responses to forest management and climate change are diverse in the Southern United States due to topographic and climatic differences. This paper presents a comparison study on long-term hydrologic characteristics (long-term seasonal runoff patterns, water balances, storm flow patterns) of three watersheds in the southern by: Sponsor a Book. Wetland ecology works Search for books with subject Wetland ecology. Search. Waterfowl management handbook James K. Ringelman Read. Status and trends of wetlands in the coastal watersheds of the eastern Susan-Marie Stedman Read. Publishing History.


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Status and Trends of Wetlands CoasTal WaTErsHEds of THE EasTErN UNITEd sTaTEs to Susan-Marie Stedman NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service and Thomas E.

Dahl U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank numerous agencies and individuals who provided input to this report.

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Fish and Wildlife Service.; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.; United States. National Marine Fisheries Service.] -- The joint NOAA/U.S. Fish and Wildlife study shows a loss of 59, acres per year. The information presented provides data on the areal extent of wetlands but does not assess wetland condition or other qualitative changes to wetlands in coastal watersheds.

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Status and Trends Report on State Wetland Programs in the United States EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds • Susan Lockwood, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency.

FTE Fulltime Equivalent (Staffing). The new report, Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of the Eastern United States, shows a loss of 59, acres each year in. Affiliated with the Library of Congress Center for the Book and co-founded in by United States Poet Laureate () Robert Hass and writer Pamela Michael, River of Words conducts an annual poetry and art contest on the theme of "water- sheds" designed to help children fall in love with language, the arts, and the earth.

Status and trends of wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of the Eastern United States to Washington, DC: US Fish & Wildlife Service; Google Scholar. The U. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed a survey designed to develop wetland acreage estimates for the conterminous United States during the ’s and the ’s.

A stratified random sample of 3, plots of 4 square miles each was used. Aerial photography from each period was interpreted, wetland acreages measured, and changes by: Status and trends of wetlands in the coastal watersheds of the eastern United States, to Cited by: Tidal wetlands are a dominant landscape feature of the coastal zone in the southeastern United States.

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Wetlands of the Interior Southeastern United States Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition Management and Conservation" represents just one example of our desire to understand wetlands in non-coastal regions of the southern United States.

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U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service (46 pages).

aspects of the status and trends of wetlands and the loss of ecosystem services drawn from recently published coastal wetlands declined %. in coastal watersheds in the conterminous United States (Fig. They. Wetlands of the United States are defined by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the United States Environmental Protection Agency as "those areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetations typically adapted for life in saturated soils.

Full text of "Wetlands of the United States: current status and recent trends" See other formats. The southeastern United States is experiencing the greatest losses. The Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of requires the Fish and Wildlife Service to conduct status and trend studies of the nation's wetlands and to report the results to Congress each decade.

The overall goal is to have no more net loss of wetlands. Status and Trends Report on State Wetland Programs in the United States (October ) ASWM’s national study was designed to: 1) assess status and trends; 2) identify models and lessons learned; and 3) document information and program development needs.

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These wetlands are largely colonized by salt-tolerant plants forming salt and brackish marshes or mangrove swamps, or by other water-tolerant species in tidally influenced freshwater areas. Anyone driving to southern beaches is likely to have crossed coastal wetlands on the.

search studies on watersheds in the Coastal Plain of the southeastern United States. The Coastal Plain is a region where extensive hydrologic data bases have generally not been available because of difficulties associated with the accurate measurement of streamflow in the low-gradient channel systems of theFile Size: 5MB.

Large-scale conversion of wetlands to farmlands started to have a real effect on the distribution and abundance of wetlands in the United States.

Areas where notable wetland loss occurred between and are shown in figure 6. Coastal wetlands, including tidal marshes and forests, provide a number of key ecosystem services, including habitat for recreationally and.

It also presents existing regional and national information on wetland trends. The report is divided into six chapters: (1) Introduction, (2) What is a Wetland?, (3) Major Wetland Types of the United States, (4) Why are Wetlands Important?, (5) Current Status and Trends of U.S.

Wetlands, and (6) The Future of America's Wetlands. Goals / Objectives The overall objective of the proposed study is to quantitatively describe the structure and composition of the forested wetland communities within the southeastern US coastal region and determine how wetland functions are influenced by disturbance and changes in hydrology.

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According to the report, inthere were an estimated million acres of wetlands in the coastal watersheds of the United States. Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program Established in as the Buzzards Bay Project, our mission is to protect and restore water quality and living resources in Buzzards Bay and its surrounding watershed through the implementation of the Buzzards Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan.

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native hardwoods. These three watersheds, that are located in north-central Florida, eastern and western North Carolina, respectively, (Fig. 2), have the long-est continuous records of forest hydrologic research and most extensive measurements in the southern United Cited by:   The Wetlands International European Association gratefully acknowledges financial support from the European Commission.

The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of Wetlands International-European Association and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission. Sticking with a maximum of 50 states, here are the boundaries Lavey drew, dictated by North American watersheds: Some major differences with.

Next, project the Watersheds of the United States Map. Ask: Are any of these surprising to you? (Students may be surprised by the Great Basin, which does not flow into the Pacific Ocean. Also, the southeast states are considered one watershed although several rivers flow into the Gulf and Atlantic separately.) Have students use this map to help.Lakeside wetlands (lentic) are insignificant on the coastal plain watersheds but occupy from 4% to 9% of the wetland area in watersheds in the glaciated Northeast.

The Nanticoke and Coastal Bays watersheds had 9% and 5% of their freshwater wetland area located along estuaries, : Ralph W. Tiner. This research project will examine the effect of hydrologic alterations on a variety of functions associated with forested wetlands in the southeast United States.

Using headwater wetlands in the coastal plain and geographically-isolated cypress wetlands in Florida, a series of studies will examine how past and current alterations to natural hydrologic regimes have potentially changed a.