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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Mid-Atlantic Regional Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Plant Biodiversity Support

Location: Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

Project Number: 8042-13610-028-21
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2011
End Date: Nov 30, 2015

Objective:
The goal of this USDA Conservation Effects Assessment Project Wetland Component investigation is to collect and interpret data on ecosystem services provided by wetlands established through USDA conservation practices.

Approach:
ARS has selected study locations, established necessary permissions with land owners and collected data regarding the provision of carbon sequestration and pollutant and greenhouse gas mitigation. The Cooperator will collect data regarding the quality and diversity of the plant community at shared study sites.

Last Modified: 10/25/2014
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