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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-06-21 10:29:15
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-06-21 10:29:15


Multi-season satellite imagery (Landsat ETM+) from 1999-2001 were used in conjunction with digital elevation model (DEM) derived datasets (e.g. elevation, landform) to model natural and semi-natural vegetation. General land cover classes (i.e. water, urban, row crop) were included from the National Land Cover Dataset 2001 (). The minimum mapping unit for this dataset is 0.4 ha (1 acre). Vegetation classes were drawn from NatureServe's Ecological System Classification (Comer et al. 2003; ). Two hundred fourteen (214) land cover classes (140 Ecological Systems, 32 modified classes, and 42 general land cover classes recognized as occurring in the 13 USGS mapping zones comprising the Southeast region were mapped. Land cover classes were [...]


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Biodiversity and Spatial Information Center, USGS North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, NC State University
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:35:18 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 12e02756ffa34ac0a5eef28056c5c2c7

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