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Query Percent Cover



Species / Life Form

table of pools and the strata they contain

Note: Pool 4, 2003 data does not include backwater isolated and Lake Pepin strata

Percent cover measures the amount of area rooted floating leaf and emergent species cover based on a cover rating. It is calculated using the following formula:

Percent Cover Formula

Where L j is the cover rating at individual sites and A is the midpoint of the corresponding percent cover, and M is the total number of sites in the stratum.

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