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Wetland resources of Illinois

Liane B. Suloway

Wetland resources of Illinois

an analysis and atlas

by Liane B. Suloway

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Published by Illinois Natural History Survey in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetlands -- Illinois.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiane Suloway, Marvin Hubbell.
    SeriesIllinois Natural History Survey special publication -- no. 15., Illinois Natural History Survey special publication -- 15.
    ContributionsHubbell, Marvin E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15392896M


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They also benefit society by storing floodwaters, filtering pollutants, serving as a carbon sink, and providing recreation sites for. The Illinois Wetlands Inventory (IWI) is an enhanced version of the USFWS National Wetlands Inventory of the s, which located and classified all surface water in the nation.

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wetland resources in Illinois. III. Monitoring Program Strategy Illinois EPA began an effort to develop a comprehensive wetland monitoring and assessment program in As an initial activity, the Illinois EPA established and convened (Janu ) a meeting of the Illinois Wetlands Technical Working.

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State Office Employee Directory. NRCS Illinois State Office. Park Court Champaign, IL Phone: Fax: (Fax2Mail). The United Nations Ramsar Convention defines wetlands as.

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Constructed wetlands are treatment systems that use natural processes involving wetland vegetation, soils, and their associated microbial assemblages to improve water quality.

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This feature dataset contains wetlands and deepwater habitats in Illinois is of based on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) data. This feature dataset was quickly assembled from old Arc/Info coverages to produce a general representation of the state of Illinois and has not been reviewed or quality-controlled.

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