Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk
Entry ID: usda_fs_ipif_d_pier

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Summary
Abstract: The Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk is compiling
a database and synthesis of available information
on plants that are known or potential threats to
Pacific island ecosystems, particularly the
present and former U.S. territories. Master files
will be maintained on the websites of the United
Nations Food and Agriculture Organizations Global
Plant Pest Information System (FAO-GPPIS) and the
World ... View entire text

Purpose: This will facilitate worldwide access via the
Internet, continuous updating, cross-referencing,
use of computer search functions, links to
references on the Web, and interaction with
Pacific Rim and island collaborators.

Geographic Description:
North Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Caroline Islands, American
Samoa and Hawaiian Islands

Supplementary Information:

Information for this metadata was taken from the
report - Invasive Species Database, Proceedings of
a Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 12-13,
1998. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S.
Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of
Commerce.
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Description: Metadata in NBII format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.0   S: 20.0   E: -150.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
Dataset Title: Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Dataset Publisher: USDA, Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.hear.org/pier

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: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The PIER database is continuously updated and
cross-referenced. use of computer search
functions, links to references on the Web, and
interaction with Pacific Rim and island
collaborators. A loose-leaf manual is published
using the information on the website for use by
quarantine officers and other field personnel who
may not have ready access to the ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/ipif/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JAMES C. SPACE
Phone: 602 802-6576
Email: jspace at netvalue.net
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
1151 Punchbowl Street
City: Honolulu
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96813
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 602 802-6576
Email: jspace at netvalue.net
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
1151 Punchbowl Street
City: Honolulu
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96813
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-10-10
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-07-29
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