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FRAGSTATS: Spatial Pattern Analysis Program for Categorical Maps

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Abstract: FRAGSTATS is a spatial pattern analysis program for categorical maps. The
landscape subject to analysis is user-defined and can represent any spatial
phenomenon. FRAGSTATS simply quantifies the areal extent and spatial
configuration of patches within a landscape; it is incumbent upon the user to
establish a sound basis for defining and scaling the landscape (including the
extent and grain of the ... View entire text
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Service Citation
Originators: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Title: FRAGSTATS: Spatial Pattern Analysis Program for Categorical Maps
Provider: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Edition: 3
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Quality Please note that FRAGSTATS is in a constant state of development. Thus, we
anticipate frequent releases as new features are implemented. Although we have
done considerable testing of this version, it is highly likely that users will
discover bugs that arise under specific conditions that we did not test (please
report all bugs immediately to Dr. Kevin McGarigal,
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Use Constraints This software is in the public domain, and the recipient may not assert any
proprietary rights thereto nor represent it to anyone as other than an Oregon
State University-produced program (version 2) or University of
Massachusetts-produced program (version 3). FRAGSTATS is provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to, the implied
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UMASS-A/LEP > Landscape Ecology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Supplemental Info
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Service Provider Personnel
Phone: (413) 577-0655
Fax: (413) 545-4358
Email: mcgarigalk at
Contact Address:
Department of Natural Resources Conservation
University of Massachusetts
304 Holdsworth Natural Resources Center
Box 34210
City: Amherst
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 01003
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 6,303 kb
Distribution_Format: Zip
Fees: No fees
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-06-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2005-06-08
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