Natural Resources Management and Assessment Program (NRMAP) and National Park Service (NPS) Exotic Plants
Entry ID: doinps_d_nrmap

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Summary
Abstract: The Natural Resource Management and Assessment
Program (NRMAP) database contains the most
comprehensive data available about nonindigenous
(exotic) species for NPS units. Initial data
collection for the database occurred in 1993, and
an update is in progress for data collected since
1996. The data were collected from 269 NPS units
in 1993 and more than 300 in 1996. NPS Exotic
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Purpose: Relate data on natural resources to personnel
needs for resource management at NPS units.


Methodology Description:
Initial data collection for the database occurred in 1993, and an
update is in progress for data collected since 1996. The data were
collected from 269 NPS units in 1993 and more than 300 in 1996. NPS
Exotic Plants is a subset of exotic plants data from the NRMAP
database. ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Dataset Title: Natural Resources Management and Assessment Program (NRMAP) and National Park Service (NPS) Exotic Plants
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, Colorado
Dataset Publisher: National Park Service
Data Presentation Form: database

Dataset Originator/Creator: Colette C. Jacono and Charles P. Boydstun
Dataset Title: Proceedings of the workshop on databases for nonindigenous plants, Gainesville, FL, September 24-25, 1997.
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Gainesville, Florida
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Initial data collection for the database occurred
in 1993, and updates for data collected since 1996
are either in progress or completed.

The subset includes data for the top five exotic
plant species for each park (717 records) as well
as other NPS unit data (269 records).
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Inventory and Monitoring Program, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TIM GODDARD
Phone: 970-225-3543
Email: Tim_Goddard at nps.gov
Contact Address:
1201 Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 350
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80525
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 6249 9049
Fax: +61 2 6249 9929
Email: gary.johnston at ga.gov.au
Contact Address:
Geodetic Operations
Geoscience Australia Earth Monitoring Group (GEM)
Geoscience Australia
GPO Box 378
City: Canberra
Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2601
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-01-23
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