SOUTHEASTERN U.S. ECOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK PROJECT

Project Description
The Southeastern Ecological Framework Project is a GIS-based
analysis to identify ecologically significant areas and
connectivity in the southeast region of the US. The states
included in the project are Florida, Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and
Kentucky.

The project began in October 1998 and was completed in December
2001 by the University of Florida GeoPlan Center and sponsored
by the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4. Region 4
Planning & Analysis Branch continues to use this data to
facilitate EPA programs and to work with state and federal
agencies and local groups to make sound conservation
decisions. Efforts to apply this methodology to other EPA
Regions is being considered.

Additional information available at:
http://www.geoplan.ufl.edu/epa/index.html

[Summary provided by the University of Florida]