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Tuzigoot National Monument, Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping
Entry ID: usgs_nps_tuzigoot

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Abstract: Vegetation field plots at Tuzigoot NM were visited, described, and documented
in a digital database. The database consists of 3 parts - (1)Physical
Descriptive Data, (2) Species Listings, and (3) Vegetative Strata. The purpose
of the data was to provide National Parks with the necessary tools to
effectively manage their natural resources. Plot data are collected and
analyzed to develop a ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 34.79   S: 34.66   E: -112.02   W: -112.03

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Dataset Title: Tuzigoot National Monument, Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping
Dataset Release Date: 1997-10
Dataset Release Place: Denver, Colorado
Dataset Publisher: U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division
Data Presentation Form: database
Other Citation Details: Created in large part by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. Redlands, CA under contract to the USGS/BRD/CBI.
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-10-10
Stop Date: 1995-10-27
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 meter
Longitude Resolution: 1 meter
Quality Physical description - Descriptive plot data were collected for 35 sites whose
vegetation represents a full spectrum of alliance types present within Tuzigoot
National Monument and its immediate surroundings. Attributes collected for each
site include: a unique plot identification code, park name, quad name, UTM
coordinates, ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Any person using the information presented here should fully understand the
data collection and compilation procedures, as described in these metadata,
before beginning analyses. The burden for determining fitness for use lies
entirely with the user. For purposes of publication or dissemination, citations
or credit should be given to the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park
Data Set Progress
Data Center
USGS-NPS Vegetation Characterization Program, Core Science Analytics and Synthesis, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (303) 202-4258
Fax: (303) 202-4219
Email: tom_owens at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Center for Biological Informatics
Denver Federal Center, Building 810
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
Distribution Size: Excel, MS Access Database, text
Distribution Format: HTML
Phone: 303-202-4339
Fax: 303 202-4354
Email: ralph_root at
Contact Address:
USGS Biological Resources Division
Center for Biological Informatics
Building 810 DFC MS302
P.O. Box 25046
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-03-27
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