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National Wetlands Research Center Habitat Data for Tampa Bay, Florida
Entry ID: usgs_nwrc_tampabay


Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats
in Tampa Bay FL., in 1972. The data set includes 27 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 the National Wetlands Inventory (NWI). Wetlands were
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 28.12   S: 27.0   E: -82.25   W: -82.82

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center
Dataset Title: NWRC dataset
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, National Wetlands Research Center
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1956-01-01
Stop Date: 1956-12-31
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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. 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
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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
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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: 2016-01-27
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-06-29


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