Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Habitat Data
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_cwphab

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Summary
Abstract: The Louisiana State Legislature created CWPPRA in order to conserve, restore,
create, and enhance Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The restoration plans
developed persuant to these acts specifically require an evaluation of the
effectiveness of each coastal wetlands restoration project in achieving
long-term solutions to arresting coastal wetland loss. These data sets consist
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.0   S: 28.0   E: -88.0   W: -94.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Habitat Data
Dataset Release Date: 20001231
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: document
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Quality Interpreted photos were quality checked by two photo interpreters for attribute
classification. Field verification was performed for areas where attribute
classification was questionable; local personnel with state and federal
agencies assisted in field identification. The mylar-based maps were quality
checked by cartographic ... 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 from ... 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: WILLIAM JONES
Phone: 337 266-8500
Fax: 337 288-8513
Email: william_jones at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 337 266-8500
Fax: 337 288-8513
Email: william_jones at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-25
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