Wetland distribution and conversion in southern Ontario
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Published by Inland Waters and Lands Directorate, Environment Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ontario.

Subjects:

  • Wetlands -- Ontario.,
  • Wetland conservation -- Ontario.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth A. Snell.
SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 48, Working paper (Canada. Inland Waters and Lands Directorate) ;, no. 48.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB628.15 .S64 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2254445M
ISBN 100662150775
LC Control Number89132306

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analysis of wetland conversion across southern Ontario.!e project was published as a working paper titled Wetland Distribution and Conversion in Southern Ontario (Snell, ) and as a series of , scale maps known as the Wetland Mapping Series.!e project replaced a variety of fragmented and inconsistent studies and provided the Province with a consistent and defensible measure of wetland conversion . The Wetland Conversion Analysis (WCA) is a research project, which builds on the Environment Canada study, that analyzes current and historic wetland loss rates in southern Ontario and helps determine long-term trends in large (> 10 ha) wetlands. Wetland Mapping Series , Snell, E.A. Wetland distribution and conversion in Southern Ontario. Working Paper No. Inland Waters and Lands Directorate, Environment Canada. Ottawa, Ontario . The status of wetlands in southern Ontario. wetland distribution, conversion of the landscape to agriculture represents a dominant type of land cover disturbance and Southern Ontario, Author: Michal Bardecki.

Wetlands range in size from very small (the size of an urban backyard) to exceptionally large, covering hundreds of square kilometres. There are four types of wetland in Ontario: marsh, swamp, bog, and fen. Bogs and fens contain peat (partially decomposed plant material) and . -Ontario Wetland Evaluation System - Southern Manual (13 MB) There are two OWES manuals, one for southern Ontario and one for northern Ontario. The manuals are reviewed periodically to incorporate new science, technology and information. The OWES was created in . The Issue. Wetlands are diverse and delicate ecosystems that are both ecologically and economically valuable. Despite this, less than 30 percent of our original wetlands remain in southern Ontario. In the Niagara and Greater Toronto Area, that number drops to 10 percent. Many factors contribute to wetland loss. Wetland distribution and conversion in Southern Ontario. Working Pa Inland Waters and Lands Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa. Species at Risk Public Registry. Recovery Strategies. Spectranalysis Inc.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Snell, Elizabeth A. Wetland distribution and conversion in southern Ontario. [Ottawa]: Inland Waters and Lands Directorate, Environment Canada, [].   the Northern Ontario Wetland Evaluation System manual is used for all wetlands located in Ecoregions 2, 3, 4 and 5. Ontario Wetland Evaluation System Southern Manual. Ontario Wetland Evaluation System Northern Manual. Ontario Wetland Evaluation System Manuals Executive Summary. Find a wetland evaluator. Wetland Distribution and Conversion in Southern Ontario. Working Paper No. Inland Waters and Land Directorate, Environment Canada • Use soils and Canada Land Inventory (CLI) to estimate wetland loss by municipality. – Poorly drained soils for historic wetland estimation – CLI naturally vegetated areas to determine remaining wetland – Non naturally vegetated poorly drained soil is . Resource Book. Third Edition. Green, D.M. (ed.) Amphibians in Decline: Canadian Studies of a Global Problem. Snell, E.A. Wetland Distribution and Conversion in Southern Ontario. Working Paper No. Inland Waters and Lands Directorate. Environment Canada. “Conservation Priorities for the Birds of Southern Ontario.