Wetland Classification Codes

wetlands mapper screen-shotThe wetland classification codes are a series of letter and number codes that have been developed to adapt the national wetland classification system to map form. These alpha-numeric codes correspond to the classification nomenclature that best describes the habitat. (for example, PFO1A) The Wetland Code Interpreter is a tool that will instantly provide the detailed habitat descriptions for an area represented by the wetland classification code. Enter a wetland area's code into the interpreter and obtain the classification of that wetland area as defined in Cowardin et al (1979).

Wetland Code Interpreter

Important Classification Documents

- Last updated: January 31, 2018 -