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Playa wetlands and wildlife on the Southern Great Plains: a characterization of habitat.

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Date Issued:
1983
Abstract:
The Southern Great Plains playa wildlife study region is divided to cover five states where playa lakes and wetlands are common features in their landscapes. Playas are critically important to resident wildlife in this dry farmland region where any moist or aquatic habitat is extremely scarce. This study is aimed to portray current knowledge as a basis for new effects at habitat preservation and management of playas for multiple use including wildlife management.
Title: Playa wetlands and wildlife on the Southern Great Plains: a characterization of habitat.
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Name(s): Nelson, R. Wayne.
Weller, Emily C.
Logan, William J.
Western Energy and Land Use Team
United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1984
Date Issued: 1983
Date Issued: 1983
Publisher: The Team
Place of Publication: Washington DC
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: xvi, 163 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract: The Southern Great Plains playa wildlife study region is divided to cover five states where playa lakes and wetlands are common features in their landscapes. Playas are critically important to resident wildlife in this dry farmland region where any moist or aquatic habitat is extremely scarce. This study is aimed to portray current knowledge as a basis for new effects at habitat preservation and management of playas for multiple use including wildlife management.
Table of Contents: Introduction to playa characterization -- Playa regional geography -- Playa basin environment -- Ecology of playa basins -- Playa uses and modifications -- Impacts on playa wildlife habitat -- Appendixes: Plants and birds of playas and associated habitats in the Southern High Plains -- Invertebrates, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and fishes of playas and associated habitats in the Southern High Plains
Target Audience: general
Identifier: AAA7198, 991976 (digitool), UF00014885_00001 (IID), uf:38878 (fedora)
Note(s): by R. Wayne Nelson, William J. Logan, Emily C. Weller ; performed for Western Energy and Land Use Team, Division of Biological Services, Research and Development, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
"September 1983."
"In cooperation with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency"--Cover.
"FWS/OBS-83/28."
Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
Bibliography: p. 139-146.
Electronic reproduction. Gainesville, Fla. : University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, 2008. (University of Florida Digital Collections) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
Subject(s): Wetland ecology -- United States
Wildlife habitat improvement -- United States
Tailwater ecology -- United States
Playas -- United States
Held by: SUS01:;:;: UFDC
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/feol/UF00014885.pdf
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Host Institution: UF
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(OCoLC)52863518
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Is Part of Series: Florida Environments Online.
Is Part of Series: Florida PALMM Collection.
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