Geology 230

Groundwater/ Surface Water Interaction

California State University, Sacramento

Week 13:

Wetlands Delineation



Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:

  • Identify physical and biological characteristics that define wetlands habitat


Reading Assignments:

1) Zedler, J.B., 2010, How frequent storms affect wetland vegetation: a preview of climate-change impacts.




2) Thomas et al., 2011, Climate change and San Francisco Bay-Delta tidal wetlands.


Thomas et al


3) Recognizing wetlands, 1998, Army Corps of Engineers.


ACOE Wetlands




Michelle Stevens summary of wetlands delineation:


Wetlands delineation