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Selawik National Wildlife Refuge Land Cover; USGS, Alaska

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Abstract: The Selawik National Wildlife Refuge USGS digital data set contains land cover
classifications for the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge. The data is derived
from Landsat MSS data and elevations as well as slope and aspect data derived
from DEM data. Data can keyed to a U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000
quadrangle. Spatial referencing is by 50-meter grid cells. Data sources are
Landsat MSS data and Digital Elevation Model (DEM) data. The data set includes
101 records. Storage required varies by storage medium and selected area. The
file structure is sequential. Data are available online The data is organized
by 7 1/2 ' or 15 ' quads.
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Description: Access to Alaska land cover data sets

Description: FGDC Metadata
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: 65.0   E: -156.0   W: -162.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Selawik National Wildlife Refuge
Dataset Publisher: USGS
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-05-01
Stop Date: 2000-02-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, Geography, AK Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (907) 786-7000
Fax: (907) 786-7036
Email: webmaster at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
4230 University Drive
City: Anchorage
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99508
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online www
Markon, C.J., and Kirk, W., 1994. Development of a digital land cover
data base for the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 94-627, Reston, Virginia.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24