Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments Program (IMPROVE) Yearly Data by Season for the EPA Clean Air Mapping and Analysis Program (C-MAP)
Entry ID: IMPROVE_Coverage_Yearly

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contain the yearly data by season for the IMPROVE
Program monitoring sites.

IMPROVE, or the Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual
Environments Program, is helping the National Park Service (NPS) and
other Federal Land Managers to protect visibility at 156 national
parks and wilderness areas (Class I Areas)as required by the Clean Air
Act. IMPROVE has representatives from the ... View entire text

Purpose: This coverage provides reference points so that visibility data may be
displayed and analyzed geographically, in a visual manner. Due to the
dynamic nature of this information the actual measurement data is not
included in the coverage. Instead it is stored as a separate database
that can be linked to the IMPROVE coverage. This separate database
allows for easier updates.

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Related URL
Description: Homepage of the C-Map Project.

Description: Homepage of the Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments (IMPROVE) Project.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.27   S: 22.67   E: -65.25   W: -128.08

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EPA/CAMD > Clean Air Markets Division, Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: IMPROVE Yearly Data, by Season
Dataset Publisher: EPA/CAMD
Data Presentation Form: ArcInfo point coverage
Online Resource: http://camddataandmaps.epa.gov/gdm/
Quality This coverage provides reference points so that visibility data may be
displayed and analyzed geographically, in a visual manner. Due to the
dynamic nature of this information the actual measurement data is not
included in the coverage. Instead it is stored as a separate database
that can be linked to the IMPROVE coverage.

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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Clean Air Markets Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/airmarkets/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EPA CLEAN AIR MARKETS DIVISION
Phone: 202-564-9180
Email: camdgis at epa.gov
Contact Address:
US EPA
Clean Air Markets Division
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code 6204J
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: 12 KB
Distribution Format: ArcInfo export format
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-09-23
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