Virginia Civil War Battlefields Wetland Classification Digital Maps
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_virginiabattlefields

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of wetlands delineations for the Virginia Civil War
battlefields (Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Military Park). The purpose
of the dataset is to conduct wetlands mapping to represent ecological and
biological data derived from current aerial photography.

Aerial photography was acquired for the project area. Following a ground
truthing exercise, the photos were then ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.38   S: 38.12   E: -77.5   W: -77.88

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: Virginia Civil War Battlefields Wetland Classification Digital Maps
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
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/data/metadata/vcwbmaps.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-03-12
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
Quality Interpreted photos were quality checked by two photointerpreters for attribute
classification. Field verification was performed for chosen areas of the study.
The mylar based maps were checked by cartographic personnel for line and
labelworks, following mapping conventions and standards. The digital attribute
accuracy is tested by manually comparing ... View entire text
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: INVESTIGATOR
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-27
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