A Multi-scale Habitat Evaluation of Amphibians in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley
Entry ID: nwrc_amphibianslowermiss

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Summary
Abstract: Bottomland hardwood forests are floodplain forests distributed along
rivers and streams throughout the central and southern United States.
The largest bottomland hardwood ecosystem in North America occurred
within the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley (LMAV). By the
1980.s, an estimated 80% of the former 10 million ha of bottomland
hardwood forest in the LMAV were cleared for flood control ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.43   S: 31.15   E: -91.25   W: -91.95

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Janene Lichtenberg, U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: A Multi-scale Habitat Evaluation of Amphibians in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley
Dataset Release Date: unknown
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-09-05
Stop Date: 1999-12-05
ISO Topic Category
Quality Not all of the same sites were sampled in 2000 and 2001. Different
methods were used to collect 2000 and 2001 habitat data.

Habitat variables were not measured at sites that were dry nor had no
frogs during chorus surveys.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Wetlands Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SUSAN WALLS
Phone: 337 266-8670
Fax: 337 266-8592
Email: susan_walls at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 337 266-8670
Fax: 337 266-8592
Email: susan_walls at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-10-28
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