Vegetation Mapping of St. Vincent National Wildife Refuge
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_stvincentrefuge

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Summary
Abstract: The natural resource management staff at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, St.
Vincent National Wildlife Refuge determined the need for an updated map of
plant communities on the refuge including the main island (St. Vincent Island)
and the Pig Island unit (located in St. Joe Bay). A vegetation map was
developed from 1:32,500 scale color infrared aerial photography acquired in
December 1992. The ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata for Vegetation Mapping of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge in
Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 29.7   S: 29.62   E: -85.03   W: -85.38

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: Vegetation Mapping of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: Digital vector data
Online Resource: http://sdms.cr.usgs.gov/pub/fl/stvin/stvinvg.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Science Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Quality Interpreted photos were quality checked by two photointerpreters for attribute
classification. Field verification was performed to assure signatures. The
mylar-based maps were checked by cartographic personnel for line and labelwork.
The attribute accuracy for the digital data is tested by manually comparing
hard copy plots with the source materials.
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Access Constraints It is strongly recommended that this data is directly acquired from the
distributor described above or from another USGS Biological Resources Division
server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data
in some way. The distributor makes no claims as to the data's suitability for
other purposes.
Use Constraints Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research
Center as a data source would be appreciated in products developed from these
data, and such acknowledgment as is standard for citation and legal practices
for data source is expected by users of this data. Sharing new data layers
developed directly from these data would also ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Spatial Data and Metadata Server, National Wetlands Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sdms.cr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LARRY HANDLEY
Phone: 337-266-8691
Fax: 337-266-8513
Email: larry_handley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division,
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 337 266-8500
Fax: 337 266-8513
Email: sue_grace at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
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Publications/References
U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center March, 2000; Final
Report of the Vegetation Survey and Map Project St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge, Apalachicola, Florida U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands
Research Center, Lafayette, LA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-27
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