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Mapping New Jersey's Vernal Pools

Abstract: Identification, Delineation and Faunal Surveys of Vernal Pools in New Jersey:

What are vernal pools?

Vernal pools are confined depressions, either natural or man-made, that
maintain ponded water for part of the year and are devoid of breeding fish
populations. These temporary wetlands provide habitat to many species of
amphibians-several of which breed exclusively in vernal pools-as well as a
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Description: Mapping Vernal Pools in New Jersey.

Description: New Jersey's Vernal Pools.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.47   S: 38.8   E: -73.78   W: -75.69

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rutgers University, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Dataset Title: Mapping New Jersey's Vernal Pools
Dataset Publisher: Rutgers University
Online Resource:
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Originating Center
Data Center
Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis, Cook College, Rutgers University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 732-932-1582
Fax: 732-932-2587
Email: johnb at
Contact Address:
Cook College, Rutgers University
14 College Farm Road
Environmental and Natural Resources Building
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8551
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23