Wetlands

Tidal basin Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds

Environmental Protection Agency.

Provides information on the Interagency Wetlands Plan; laws, regulations, and guidance; partnerships; landowner assistance and stewardship; educational resources; and other wetlands information.


Hydric Soils

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Contains definitions and classification criteria for hydric soils; national and state lists.


Wood duck National Wetlands Research Center

DOI. United States Geological Survey.

Includes access to NWRC publications and DUCKDATA, a bibiographic database for North American waterfowl and their wetland habitats.


Coastal Wetlands

Environmental Protection Agency.

Provides information on coastal wetlands, the Coastal Wetlands Initiative, managing wetland stressors, as well as access to tools and links.


National Wetlands Inventory

DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Provides wetlands information from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Also available is a searchable Wetland Maps Database.


Wetlands: Characteristics and Boundaries

National Academies Press.

The 1995 report by the National Research Council "analyzes the scientific and technical basis for identification and delineation of wetlands."


Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

University of Florida. IFAS.

Contains various information including a slide show on the benefits of native aquatic plants, and photographs, line drawings, and descriptions of wetland and aquatic plants.


Society of Wetland Scientists

Society of Wetland Scientists.

Contains information about the society, abstracts from Wetlands (the society's journal), wetland-related jobs, and a Wetland Discussion Forum.


Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

Contains information on wetlands, specifically focusing on the Ramsar Convention, which is the intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetland habitats and resources.


Restored wetland Constructed Wetlands and Other Approaches to Protecting Water Quality

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Bibliography containing citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering Jan 2000 - Mar 2003.


Constructed Wetlands and Water Quality Improvement (I)

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Bibliography containing citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA). Also includes citations related to naturally occurring wetlands and water quality improvement. Covers Jan 1992 - Sep 1996. See also Constructed Wetlands and Water Quality Improvement (II), which covers Jan 1997 - Jun 2000.


Constructed Wetlands

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Bibliography of 603 citations covering use of constructed wetlands for water quality improvement. Topics include acid mine drainage, domestic and industrial wastewater, agricultural wastes and runoff, urban runoff. Produced Dec 1994 and updated Oct 1995.