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BLM REA SLV 2013 Agriculture from LANDFIRE Existing Vegetation Type

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Introduction: The LANDFIRE existing vegetation layers describe the following elements of existing vegetation for each LANDFIRE mapping zone: existing vegetation type, existing vegetation canopy cover, and existing vegetation height. Vegetation is mapped using predictive landscape models based on extensive field reference data, satellite imagery, biophysical gradient layers, and classification and regression trees. Abstract: The existing vegetation type (EVT) data layer represents the current distribution of the terrestrial ecological systems classification developed by NatureServe for the western Hemisphere (http://www.natureserve.org/publications/usEcologicalsystems.jsp). A terrestrial ecological system is defined as a group of plant [...]

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sourceSystem urn:x-esri:specification:ServiceType:ArcIMS:Metadata:DocID {FF79AF6B-BA11-4398-B75F-74BCCDC2FF8C}

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