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Regional landscape ecosystems of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin: a working map and classification.
Describes the landscape ecosystems (ecoregions) of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin and includes maps of all three states. Regional descriptions include climate, bedrock geology, landforms, lakesExpand
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Hydrogeomorphic Classification for Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands
Abstract A hydrogeomorphic classification scheme for Great Lakes coastal wetlands is presented. The classification is hierarchical and first divides the wetlands into three broad hydrogeomorphicExpand
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Plants as regional indicators of Great Lakes coastal wetland health
In this paper we explore the potential for developing plant-based indicators for key dimensions of wetland stress, including 1) hydrologic flow modification (through water-level regulation andExpand
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Water Level Decline Promotes Typha X glauca Establishment and Vegetation Change in Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands
Climate change is predicted to reduce Laurentian Great Lakes water levels, altering coastal wetland ecosystems and potentially stimulating invasive macrophytes, like Typha X glauca. Recent prolongedExpand
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Rapid Plant Community Response to a Water Level Peak in Northern Lake Huron Coastal Wetlands
Abstract Aquatic plants were sampled in five coastal wetlands of northern Lake Huron during July 1996, 1997, and 1998. Mean annual water levels of Lake Huron changed during this period from 176.37 mExpand
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A Field Guide to the Natural Communities of Michigan
The culmination of three decades of work by Michigan Natural Features Inventory ecologists, this essential guidebook to the natural communities of Michigan introduces the diverse terrain of a uniqueExpand
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Accuracy of optical image analysis compared to conventional vegetation measurements for estimating morphological features of emergent vegetation
Abstract In this paper we evaluate the effectiveness of using optical image analysis to determine plant morphology for an emergent species of salt marsh vegetation, threesquare bulrushExpand
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Effects of Clearcutting on the Vegetation and Soil of a Sugar Maple-Dominated Ecosystem, Western Upper Michigan
Albert, D.A. and Barnes, B.V., 1987. Effects of clearcutting on the vegetation and soil of a sugar maple-dominated ecosystem, western Upper Michigan. For. Ecol. Manage., 18: 283-298. The effects 50Expand
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Standardized Measures of Coastal Wetland Condition: Implementation at a Laurentian Great Lakes Basin-Wide Scale
Since European settlement, over 50 % of coastal wetlands have been lost in the Laurentian Great Lakes basin, causing growing concern and increased monitoring by government agencies. For over aExpand
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