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Land Treatment Digital Library Data Entry and Archive System: Background Tables
Entry ID: USGS_FRESC_LTDL_Background_Tables

Abstract: Across the country, public land managers make hundreds of decisions each year that influence landscapes and ecosystems within the lands they manage. Many of these decisions involve vegetation manipulations known as land treatments. Land treatments include activities such as removal or alteration of plant biomass, seeding burned areas, and herbicide applications. Data on these land treatments are ... View entire text

Purpose: The database is designed to allow storage and centralization of legacy land treatment data so that the data can be centralized and easily accessed and queried for use in scientific studies and land management.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 31.0   E: -102.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: David Pilliod
Dataset Title: Land Treatment Digital Library Data Entry and Archive System: Background Tables
Data Presentation Form: Maps and Data
Other Citation Details: FRESC Study ID YB00CTU, Task 700
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1932-01-01
Stop Date: 2013-12-31
Quality Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
No field observations were made to determine accuracy of data. Some measures were taken to compare maps, GIS, and documentation to ensure the data was consistent
Tests are continually being run to fix errors within the BLM dataset itself and bugs within the scripting program of the LTDL. Because the LTDL continually grows with data additions, updates are constantly being made.
Every attempt was made to not collect or, if collected, to redact personal identifiable information (PII), sensitive archeological information, and other sensitive information.
Access Constraints Database system (without data) is available to all users. Data for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that has been entered into the Land Treatment Digital Library (LTDL) by USGS employees at the Snake River Field Station, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) is available in a limited capacity to all users. Full data access is available to authorized personnel only
Use Constraints The BLM data-use decisions are determined by the Technical Advisory Committee and adhere to a memorandum of understanding between the BLM and the USGS.
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Data Center
Forest Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (208) 426-5218
Fax: (208) 426-5210
Contact Address:
Snake River Field Station, U.S. Geological Survey
970 Lusk Street
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
Postal Code: 83706
Country: USA
Distribution Format: MS Access Database, ArcGIS File Geodatabase, Folder and File Structure
Phone: 208-426-5202
Email: dpilliod at
Contact Address:
970 Lusk Street
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-28