NHESP BioMap Supporting Natural Landscape
Entry ID: MassGIS_GISDATA.BIOSNL_POLY

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Summary
Abstract: Supporting Natural Landscape is one of two datalayers resulting from the BioMap biodiversity mapping project (also see the NHESP BioMap Core Habitat datalayer description). The Supporting Natural Landscape buffers and connects Core Habitat polygons, which depict the most viable habitat for rare species and natural communities in Massachusetts, and identifies large, naturally vegetated blocks that ... View entire text

Purpose: Planning and analysis

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: publication date

SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Direct Spatial Reference: Vector
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: G-polygon
Point and Vector Object Count: 21109

SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - PLANAR
Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System
SPCS Zone Identifier: 2001
Standard Parallel: 41.716667
Standard Parallel: ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: View Original Metadata document from the MassGIS website.

Description: MassGIS Web Documentation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.87   S: 41.23   E: -69.92   W: -73.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
Dataset Title: NHESP BioMap Supporting Natural Landscape
Dataset Release Date: 2002-06-01
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: Server=sun420.env.state.ma.us; Service=esri_SDE; User=gisdata; Vers...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-01
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1.000000
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Please see the "PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL DATA PROVIDED BY THE MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS", online at http://www.state.ma.us/mgis/puragree.htm.

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Use Constraints USE CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Massachusetts Office of Geographic and Environmental Information Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/massgis.htm
Dataset ID: Downloadable Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL TRUST
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25
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