1968 Louisiana Coastal Marsh Vegetative Type Transect Point Dataset
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_louisianatransect

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains a point coverage with an associated database file. The
original dataset was collected through visual field observation by Robert
Chabreck (Louisiana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, LSU), Ted Joanen
(Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission) and A.W. Palmisano (Louisiana
State University). The observations were made flying over the study area
(Louisiana Coastal Zone). ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.45   S: 28.91   E: -88.96   W: -93.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: 1968 Louisiana Coastal Marsh Vegetative Type Transect Point Dataset
Dataset Release Date: 20000912
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Data Presentation Form: Digital database
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-08-01
Stop Date: 1968-12-31
Quality For the original data, the accuracy is not based on a formal quantitative
assessment and was based on the judgement of the data collector in the field.

A visual hard copy to screen comparison was made to ensure point location
accuracy and that no points were excluded or have missing attributes. The
attribute ... 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
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: STEVE HARTLEY
Phone: 337 266-8543
Fax: 337 266-8616
Email: steve_hartley 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
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 225 342-5319
Fax: 225 342-4380
Email: annb at dnr.state.la.us
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-27
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