National water summary on wetland resources

Water Supply Paper 2425
Compiled by: J. D. FretwellJohn S. Williams, and Phillip J. Redman



This National Water Summary on Wetland Resources documents wetland resources in the United States. It presents an overview of the status of knowledge of wetlands at the present time-what they are, where they are found, why they are important, and the controversies surrounding them, with an emphasis on their hydrology. Wetland resources in each State, the District of Columbia (combined with Maryland), Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the western Pacific Islands are described.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title National water summary on wetland resources
Series title Water Supply Paper
Series number 2425
DOI 10.3133/wsp2425
Year Published 1996
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) North Dakota Water Science Center, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Texas Water Science Center, Utah Water Science Center, Dakota Water Science Center
Description viii, 431 p.
Country United States
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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