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United States EPA Ecoregions of the U.S. - Level IV

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-07-19 07:20:41
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-07-19 07:20:41

Summary

Ecoregions denote areas of general similarity in ecosystems and in the type, quality, and quantity of environmental resources. They are designed to serve as a spatial framework for the research, assessment, management, and monitoring of ecosystems and ecosystem components. These general purpose regions are critical for structuring and implementing ecosystem management strategies across federal agencies, state agencies, and nongovernment organizations that are responsible for different types of resources within the same geographical areas. The approach used to compile this map is based on the premise that ecological regions can be identified through the analysis of patterns of biotic and abiotic phenomena, including geology, physiography, [...]

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US Environmental Protection Agency
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UniqueKey Data Basin 6181cea678df4e7ebc61333fc071a4b3

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