Devils Tower National Monument Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping
Entry ID: usgs_nps_devilstower

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Summary
Abstract: Vegetation field plots at Devils Tower NM were visited, described, and
documented in a digital database. The database consists of 2 parts - (1)
Physical Descriptive Data, and (2) Species Listings.

The purpose of the data is to provide National Parks with the necessary tools
to effectively manage their natural resources. Plot data is collected and
analyzed to develop a classification (using the ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.63   S: 44.5   E: -104.63   W: -104.75

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Dataset Title: Devils Tower National Monument, Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping
Dataset Release Date: 1998-03-10
Dataset Release Place: Denver, Colorado
Dataset Publisher: U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division
Data Presentation Form: database
Other Citation Details: Created by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation under contract to the USGS/BRD/CBI.
Online Resource: http://biology.usgs.gov/npsveg/deto/fielddata.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-08-01
Stop Date: 1996-08-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 meter
Longitude Resolution: 1 meter
Quality Descriptive plot data were collected for 27 sites whose vegetation represents
a full spectrum of alliance types present within Devils Tower National Monument
and its immediate surroundings. Physical description - Attributes collected for
each site include: a unique plot identification code, park name, quad name, UTM
coordinates, plot survey date, ... 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
Service.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: http://www.usgs.gov/core_science_systems/csas/vip/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TOM OWENS
Phone: (303) 202-4258
Fax: (303) 202-4219
Email: tom_owens at usgs.gov
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
Distribution Size: Excel, MS Access Database, text
Distribution Format: HTML
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (303) 202-4258
Fax: (303) 202-4219
Email: tom_owens at usgs.gov
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-03-27
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