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Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS)
Entry ID: UMASS_CAPS

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Summary
Abstract: Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS) is a computer software program designed to assess the ecological integrity and biodiversity value of every location based on natural community-specific models, in order to help prioritize lands for conservation action based on their assessed ecological value.

The purpose of this web site is to facilitate the dissemination of information pertaining to CAPS. Specifically, as the necessary geographic data is compiled and analyses are completed, the results will be made available via this web site.

[Summary provided by the University of Massachusetts Amherst.]
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Description: Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS) data.

Description: Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS) documentation.
Service Citation
Originators: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Title: Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS)
Provider: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
URL: http://www.umass.edu/landeco/research/caps/caps.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS Parameter Definition
MODELS >DYNAMIC VEGETATION/ECOSYSTEM MODELS Parameter Definition

Use Constraints The CAPS software is intended for the public domain, although it is still under development and not yet available to the public. The recipient of any future release of the software may not assert any proprietary rights thereto nor represent it to anyone as other than as a product of the University of Massachusetts. CAPS is to be provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, including, but not ... View entire text
Ancillary Keywords
Ecology
Biodiversity
Conservation
Landscape

Service Provider
UMASS-A/LEP > Landscape Ecology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.umass.edu/landeco/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: KEVIN MCGARIGAL
Phone: (413) 577-0655
Fax: (413) 545-4358
Email: mcgarigalk at forwild.umass.edu
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
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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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: 2008-01-04
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-01-07
Future SERF Review Date: 2008-06-01
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