Aquatic Vegetation Quantification Symposium: An Overview
DOI: 10.1080/07438149309354265
Title: Aquatic Vegetation Quantification Symposium: An Overview
Journal Title: Lake and Reservoir Management
Volume: Volume 7
Issue: Issue 2
Publication Date: February 1993
Start Page: 137
End Page: 140
Published online: 29 Jan 2009
ISSN: 1040-2381
Affiliations:
a New York State Fresh Water Institute, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility , RR #3 Box 446, Lewisville , TX , 75056-9720
b New York State Fresh Water Institute, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Lake Services Section , 50 Wolf Road Room 301, Albany , NY , 12233-3502
Abstract: A symposium was held at the 10th annual meeting of the North American Lake Management Society to discuss methods of Aquatic vegetation quantification and its application to an Aquatic plant management program. Topics discussed at this symposium included the importance of accurate taxonomic identifications, the use of transect and biomass sampling methods, development of manipulative experiments to evaluate management techniques, and advances in remote sensing for Aquatic plant quantification. These technical approaches were then illustrated in an ongoing governmental Aquatic plant management program. Techniques used for Aquatic plant quantification and the importance of vegetation quantification to an ongoing management program are summarized.

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