Vegetative Transect Lines 1997
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_vegtransect

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of the vegetative transect lines used in the 1997
Vegetative Type Marsh Map. The data deplicts the length of the marsh type by
parish and stewardship. The original data set was collected through visual
field observation by Greg Linscombe of LDWF and Robert H. Chabreck of LSU
Agricultural Center. The observations were made while flying over the study
area (Louisiana Coastal ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.48   S: 28.85   E: -88.76   W: -93.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: Vegetative Transect Lines 1997
Dataset Release Date: November, 2000
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: Vector digital data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-01
Stop Date: 2000-11-12
Quality There was no formal assessment of attribute accuracy. The values of the
attributes were predetermined with the source data sets. A visual on-screen
comparison was performed to ensure the length of transect lines matched the
joined attributes.

A visual on-screen check was done on the data.

There are no omissions within the data set. The quality of the derived data set
is equal to the quality of the data set sources.
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 ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
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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: STEVE HARTLEY
Phone: 337 266-8543
Fax: 337 266-8616
Email: steve_hartley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 337 266-8543
Fax: 337 266-8616
Email: steve_hartley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-24
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