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Lakes – Aquatic Vegetation

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Data Source:MN Dept. of Natural Resources
Update Fequency:As Needed
Date Acquired:9/21/2021
Data Available:Yes
Metadata Available:Yes

This data layer depicts aquatic vegetation location and type. It was developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Aquatic vegetation type includes emergent, submergent, floating leaf, or mixed. Aquatic vegetation can affect the physical and biological characteristics of a lake. It can provide habitat, food and oxygen, and impact the amount of light available within the water column to other species for photosynthesis.

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