History of Wetlands in the Conterminous United States

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This report discusses the history of the destruction and conversion of wetlands throughout the continental United States from 1600's to the present. Many maps trace the losses of wetlands related to increased population, settlement, and advances in culture, technology, and policies affecting wetlands. Estimates of the amount of wetlands loss and remaining are provided.

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9 p.; 11 maps

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Dahl, Thomas E. & Allford, Gregory J. 1996.

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This report discusses the history of the destruction and conversion of wetlands throughout the continental United States from 1600's to the present. Many maps trace the losses of wetlands related to increased population, settlement, and advances in culture, technology, and policies affecting wetlands. Estimates of the amount of wetlands loss and remaining are provided.

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9 p.; 11 maps

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  • Source (technical report): Fretwell, Judy D., Williams, John S., and Redman, Philip J. [Compilers]. National Water Summary on Wetland Resources. U.S. Geological Survey Water Paper 2425,1996.

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Dahl, Thomas E. & Allford, Gregory J. History of Wetlands in the Conterminous United States, report, 1996; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc949110/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.