Iowa Department of Natural Resources Annual Roadside Survey
Entry ID: ia_dnr_d_roadsidesurvey

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Summary
Abstract: Since 1962, the Iowa Department of Natural
Resources has conducted annual roadside surveys to
monitor the abundance of gray partridge and
ring-necked pheasant. Data are obtained from 210,
30-mile routes, and counts are conducted on sunny,
cool mornings with heavy dew. The data are
analyzed for nine geographic regions and
statewide. Since 1963, additional data regarding
the size and distribution of the harvest of these
birds have been obtained from a random mail survey
of small game hunters. The data is summarized and
available in reports.

Purpose: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has
conducted annual roadside surveys to monitor the
abundance of gray partridge and ring-necked
pheasant.

Geographic Description:
Iowa

Methodology Description:
Data are obtained from 210, 30-mile routes, and counts are
conducted on sunny, cool mornings with heavy dew.

Supplementary Information:

Information for this metadata was taken from the
report - Invasive Species Databases. Proceedings
of a Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 12-13,
1998. See
http://www.nbii.gov/issues/invasive/workshops/proceeds_lv.html
Related URL
Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.5   S: 40.5   E: -90.0   W: -96.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Iowa Department of Natural Resources;
Dataset Title: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Annual Roadside Survey
Dataset Release Date: 1962
Dataset Release Place: Des Moine, Iowa
Dataset Publisher: Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.iowa.gov/state/main/index.html

Dataset Originator/Creator: United States Department of the Interior
Dataset Title: Invasive Species Databases. Proceedings of a Workshop.
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation
Online Resource: http://www.nbii.gov/issues/invasive/workshops/proceeds_lv.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1962-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality All survey data are collected by Iowa Department
of Natural Resources personnel.
Data is complete.
Access Constraints There may be a lag of up to approximately two
years for the availability of the summarized data
reports.
Use Constraints none
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iowadnr.com/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TODD BOGENSCHUTZ
Phone: 515 432-2823
Fax: 515 432-2835
Contact Address:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
900 E. Grand
City: Des Moines
Province or State: Iowa
Postal Code: 50319-0034
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 515 432-2823
Fax: 515 432-2835
Contact Address:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
900 E. Grand
City: Des Moines
Province or State: Iowa
Postal Code: 50319-0034
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-15
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-07-29
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