Circular 1484, a 5-page illustrated document by Ken G. Rice, Frank J. Mazzotti, and J. Hardin Waddle, describes a research program studying the use of amphibians as ecosystem restoration indicators to be used for adaptive assessment of the projects in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, February 2007.
CIR 1484/UW233: Use of Amphibians as Indicators of Ecosystem Restoration Success (ufl.edu)
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