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Table 2 Rating system used for assessing evidence for restoration effectiveness

From: Have wet meadow restoration projects in the Southwestern U.S. been effective in restoring geomorphology, hydrology, soils, and plant species composition?

Assessment of evidence presented Rating
Characteristic not mentioned N/A
Characteristic mentioned; evidence presented to demonstrate failure 0
Characteristic mentioned; no evidence presented to demonstrate success 1
Characteristic mentioned; insufficient evidence presented to demonstrate success 2
Characteristic mentioned; sufficient evidence presented to demonstrate partial success 3
Characteristic mentioned; sufficient evidence presented to demonstrate full success 4
  1. “Characteristic” refers to those listed in Table 1; “mentioned” refers to whether or not the characteristic was listed as specific goal of the restoration project.