Riparian Zone Habitat Assessment. Vegetation and More. What is “riparian vegetation”?. Plants growing on the streambank and adjoining floodplain Plants in this area are influenced by the water from the stream. Riparian Zone. Riparian Vegetation Functions.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Vegetation and More
Changes over time
Large Wood Recruitment
Considers non-vegetative stable substratesTwo Ways to Assess a Riparian Zone
100ft X 10ft
100ft X 5 ft
Each zone is 10 meters (33 feet) long
Total transect length = 30 meters (100 feet)
Estimate % cover by 10-20 % increments
May have more or less than 100 feet of “riparian zone”
GREENLINE – the first strip of vegetation along the stream
PoolRiparian Tree Count
Diameter = Circumference