Protocols for Mapping and Characterizing Land Use/Land Cover in Riparian Zones

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Mapping Tools, Field Methods
Watershed 101 Keywords: Watershed Planning
Water Resource Type: Streams / Rivers, Wetlands / Riparian
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Specific Agency Author: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Protocols for mapping and characterizing land-use/land-cover (LULC) features in the riparian zone are presented in this report. The protocols are documented for use by the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program.