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Floristic Quality Index: An assessment tool for restoration projects and monitoring sites in coastal Louisiana

Explains how we assessed the quality of a wetland as indicated by its plant species composition and abundance for marsh and swamp sites, to summarize the effectiveness of restoration projects in Louisiana.

by Cretini, Kari F. and Steyer, Gregory D.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3044
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Animal and plant census, Aquatic vegetation, Ecology, Ecosystem management, Wetland ecosystems, Wetlands
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