maps and Wetlands data sets for the environmental professional.
Wetlands are based
on United States Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetland
data and classified on the Cowardin
provides uses an interactive geographical interface to view and
identity Wetlands. User can easily zoom to their area
of interest using various pan, zoom and location
tools. Topographic maps are used as base layers in the
displaying of Wetlands. User are allowed to select
which Wetlands classes to display, identify and use in map
creation. Wetland attributes
can be further clarified and climate
data can be displayed per county.
can be produced and downloaded directly to your
system for plotting. Wetlands data can be
overlaid onto 1:24,000 scale topographic maps or aerial
photos. Wetland maps can be produced in multiple formats,
such as PDF, TIFF and JPEG. Wetland maps can be
generated as a single sheet, for use with plotters or in
an Atlas Mode for printing on your printer.
WetLand Plants, known as hydrophytes are
distinctive from upland plants due to their special adaptations
to wet environments. Hydrophyte species have morphological, physiological and reproductive adaptations that allow them to survive in inundated or saturated soils where non-hydrophytes can not.
These resources are designed to provide a reference to scientists and environmental professionals working with wetland issues better understand wetland vegetation. The pages provide numerous links to other resources. It provides download access for the current plant lists and numerous other resources.
WetLands Data is available in ESRI shape file
format and includes projection file. Topographic data and Aerial Photos available in
GeoTiff Format and includes world files.
All Wetlands data sets and maps are available in UTM, State Plane and
Latitude / Longitude projections.