A comparison of three methods to collect submerged aquatic vegetation in a shallow lake.

@article{Rodusky2005ACO,
  title={A comparison of three methods to collect submerged aquatic vegetation in a shallow lake.},
  author={Andrew J. Rodusky and Bruce Sharfstein and Therese L. East and Ryan P. Maki},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2005},
  volume={110 1-3},
  pages={87-97}
}
Two boat-based and one in-water sampling method have been used to collect submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) as part of a long-term monitoring program in Lake Okeechobee, Florida, USA. The boat-based methods consisted of collecting SAV with a ponar dredge, used only to collect Chara, and an oyster tongs-like rake apparatus, used to collect all SAV. The in-water method involved use of a 0.5 m2 PVC quadrat frame deployed by a diver. During summer 2002, SAV biomass samples were collected using all… CONTINUE READING