Evaluation of national wetland inventory maps to inventory wetlands in the southern Blue Ridge of Virginia

@article{Stolt2009EvaluationON,
  title={Evaluation of national wetland inventory maps to inventory wetlands in the southern Blue Ridge of Virginia},
  author={Mark H. Stolt and James Baker},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={346-353}
}
The area of wetlands in the U.S. is being estimated as part of the National Wetlands Inventory (NWI). Minimal information is available to verify the effectiveness of NWI maps to inventory wetlands or delineate jurisdictional wetlands. We evaluated the use of NWI maps (1∶24,000 scale) to inventory and delineate jurisdictional wetlands in the Virginia Blue Ridge. Each wetland identified in the Woolwine and Meadows of Dan NWI maps was field-checked to determine if the areas met the criteria as a… CONTINUE READING
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