Accession Number:

ADA055114

Title:

Preliminary Guide to Wetlands of Puerto Rico. Major Associations and Communities Identified.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

This guide to the major plant associations and communities found in wetlands within Puerto Rico is one of a series of eight such guides, each prepared by a specialist or specialists familiar with the wetlands in the region covered by the guide. The guides are intended for distribution to the various U.S. Army Engineer Districts for use in wetland identification in the implementation of Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972. The classification system in the guide is intended solely for use in the Section 404 permit program and is not considered a classification system for other purposes. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE