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Geographically Isolated Wetlands: A Preliminary Assessment of their Characteristics and Status in Selected Areas of the United States

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2002

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Tiner, R. W., Bergquist, H. C., DeAlessio, G. P., and Starr, M. J., 2002, Geographically Isolated Wetlands: A Preliminary Assessment of their Characteristics and Status in Selected Areas of the United States: U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Northeast Region: Hadley, MA.

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Region 7 (Alaska) Three study sites were analyzed in Alaska: Charley River, Kenai, and Mount McKinley. Table 3-7 presents a summary of the data for these study areas. Percent of Study Areas Covered by Wetlands Nearly half of two study areas was comprised of wetlands: Charley River (46%) and Mount McKinley (45%). The Kenai study site had 20 percent of its area represented by wetlands. Percent of Wetland Area Identified as Isolated Isolated wetland acreage was most extensive within the Kenai study area. About 25 percent of its wetland area was defined as isolated. Mount McKinley and Charley River had 5 percent and 4 percent of their acreage, respectively, mapped in this category. Palustrine scrub-shrub wetland was the predominant isolated [...]

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