Main elements of this project include: the suitability of existing spatial datasets and classification systems as the basis for sampling design, metrics for various aspects of wetland condition, and synthesizing the results into an ecological integrity scoring system. PublicationJournal Article
Patrick Comer's chapter in Fresh Water: The Essence of Life categorizes and describes the predominant types of freshwater ecosystems, accompanied with stunningly vivid photographs from across the worldPublicationBook ChapterFresh Water: The Essence of Life
Conservationists are striving to assess all of the world’s terrestrial, freshwater, marine, and subterranean ecosystems by 2025, and to create the first IUCN Red List of Ecosystems of the WorldPublicationJournal ArticleS.A.P.I.E.N.S.
This report outlines the use of the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index to assess 17 high-priority species inhabiting the Lake Simcoe watershed, Ontario, Canada. PublicationScientific ReportApplied Research and Development, Ontario Forest Research Institute, Ministry of Natural Resources