ICE Protected Area Biological Inventory Database
Entry ID: UC_ICE_biologicalinventory

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Summary
Abstract: The ICE Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas provide a global
information system of documented inventories of plants and animals reported to
occur on the world's protected areas. The ICE databases provide taxonomically
harmonized data derived from a variety of sources through collaborations with
numerous protected area staff, national and international ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile.

Description: ICE Biological Inventory Database
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: ICE Protected Area Biological Inventory Database
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The accuracy and reliability of the information is determined by the primary
data providers but is generally believed to be excellent.

As of July, 2005, species inventories from 1,415 protected areas in 133
countries are provided. These inventories account for approximately 25% of the
world's species of fishes, 32% of the world's species of amphibians, 35% of the
world's species of reptiles, 75% of the world's species of birds, and 62% of
the world's species of mammals. In excess of 235,000 plant occurrence records
are provided, but due to taxonomic constraints, the number of unique species
represented is unknown.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Information Center for the Environment , Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ice.ucdavis.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT J. MEESE
Phone: 530-752-1768
Email: rjmeese at ucdavis.edu
Contact Address:
University of California, Davis
City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 530-752-1768
Email: rjmeese at ucdavis.edu
Contact Address:
University of California, Davis
City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-07
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