NWRC Wetlands Habitat Data for Gulf of Mexico Coast
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_coastalalabama

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats
in the coastal Mobile Bay and nearby Gulf Coast areas of Alabama, in 1956, 1979
and 1988. The data set includes 30 7.5' quadrangles which were digitized at the
U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center using WAMS (Wetland
Analytical Mapping System), from 1:24,000 scale hard copy maps developed by
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.82   S: 30.12   E: -87.38   W: -88.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: NWRC Wetlands Habitat Data for the Gulf of Mexico Coast, Alabama
Dataset Release Date: 1988
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1956-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: .61
Longitude Resolution: .61
Quality The attribute accuracy was tested using several methods during the data
development phases and completion. Data was tested by manual comparison of the
source with hard copy printouts and/or symbolized display of the digital
wetlands data on an interactive computer graphic system. In addition, WAMS
software tests the ... View entire text
Access Constraints It is strongly recommended that this data is directly acquired from the
distributor described above or from another USGS Biological Resources Division
server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data
in some way. The distributor makes no claims as to the data's suitability for
other purposes.
Use Constraints Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research
Center as a data source would be appreciated in products developed from these
data, and such acknowledgment as is standard for citation and legal practices
for data source is expected by users of this data. Sharing new data layers
developed directly ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Spatial Data and Metadata Server, National Wetlands Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sdms.cr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LARRY HANDLEY
Phone: 337-266-8691
Fax: 337-266-8513
Email: larry_handley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division,
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 337-266-8691
Fax: 337-266-8513
Email: larry_handley at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division,
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-23
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