Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS) - Combined: Version 1.3
Entry ID: USGS_GAP_PAD-US

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Summary
Abstract: The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is a geodatabase, managed by U. S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Program, that illustrates and describes public land ownership, management and other conservation lands, including voluntarily provided privately protected areas. The geodatabase contains four feature classes such as, ‘Marine Protected Areas (MPA)’ and ‘Easements’ that ... View entire text

Purpose: Purpose: The mission of the USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP) is to provide state, regional and national assessments of the conservation status of native vertebrate species and natural land cover types and to facilitate the application of this information to land management activities. The PAD-US geodatabase is required to organize and assess the management status (i.e. apply GAP Status Codes) of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 51.0   S: 23.0   E: -61.0   W: -128.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Gap Analysis Program (GAP)
Dataset Title: Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS) - Combined: Version 1.3
Dataset Publisher: U. S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Program (GAP)
Data Presentation Form: Vector Digital Data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-01
Stop Date: 2012-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints These data are in the public domain.
Use Constraints It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from the U.S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Program server, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. The U.S. Geological Survey shall not be held liable for ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Gap Analysis Program, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://gapanalysis.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LISA DUARTE
Phone: 208-885-3013
Email: lduarte at uidaho.edu
Contact Address:
530 S. Asbury St., Suite 1
City: Moscow
Province or State: ID
Postal Code: 83843
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 208-885-3013
Email: lduarte at uidaho.edu
Contact Address:
530 S. Asbury St., Suite 1
City: Moscow
Province or State: ID
Postal Code: 83843
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-18
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