A Guide to Integrate Plant Cover from Two Different Methods: Point Intercept and Ocular Cover

Tool Resource
July 2020

About this resource

This guide describes how to integrate plant cover data from two common methods of estimating marsh plant cover: point-intercept and ocular cover. It was developed as part of the project Synthesizing monitoring data to improve coastal wetland management across New England. The guide can be used by National Estuarine Research Reserves and coastal managers nationwide.