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Northeast Ecological Systems (2014 Update)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2014-03-31 10:03:01
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-04-02 11:50:25


This dataset represents terrestrial and wetland ecological systems of the Northeast (based on NatureServe's Ecological Systems Classifications) combined with human-modified land types such as roads and agriculture. This dataset was created by substantially modifying The Nature Conservancy's Northeast Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Classification System (NETHCS) using these steps:-Replaced the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 'roads' embedded in the NETHCS with more accurate roads and train lines that are distinguished from developed classes-Removed spurious development (mostly developed open space) from the edges of NLCD 'roads'-Replaced the single NETHCS open water class with National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) lentic, lotic, estuarine, [...]


Data Owner :
North Atlantic LCC
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Data source
University of Massachusetts
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:11 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 20ca0abbfadb44a08b56bcea7e2cf687

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