1998 Hurricane Mitch Honduras Habitat Data for the Islas de la Bahia and Northern coastal region.
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_islasdelabahia

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of digital data describing wetland (including seagrass
habitat) and upland habitats in the northern coastal areas of Honduras affected
by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998. The data set includes specifically the
islands north of the country: Guanaja and Roatan. Wetlands were classified
using the Cowardin, et al., wetland classification scheme to the level of
salinity ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 16.57   S: 16.33   E: -85.75   W: -86.38

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: 1998 Hurricane Mitch Honduras Habitat Data for the Islas de la Bahia and Northern coastal region.
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: Digital vector data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: .61 meters
Longitude Resolution: .61 meters
Quality The attribute accuracy was tested using several methods during the data
development phases and completion. During the interpretation phase, quality
checks were performed at every stage. At the digitizing phase, data was tested
by manual comparison of the source with hard copy printouts and/or symbolized
display of the digital ... 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
COMPLETE
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: CHRISTOPHER CRETINI
Phone: 337-266-8621
Fax: 318 266-8513
Email: christopher_cretini at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
National Wetlands Research Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: LA
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: 2003-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-29
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