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SRLCC Level III Ecoregions (Omernik)


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There are 3 downloadable products in this item. The map package contains the footprint of the Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative, showing level III ecoregions as defined by James Omernik (see metadata for citations). From metadata: "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. A Roman numeral hierarchical scheme has been adopted for different levels for ecological regions." Level I is the coursest division and level IV is the finest. The GIF file shows the SRLCC footprint image divided into [...]


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17.72 KB application/fgdc+xml
Ecoregion_Areas.xlsx 39.58 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
Ecoregions L3.mpk 732.94 KB application/zip
Ecoregions L3.gif 24.24 KB image/gif


U.S. EPA Office of Research & Development (ORD) - National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL)


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  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative



<p> This map package was created by Tamar Norkin, as part of a data mining project for the Southern Rockies Lanscape Conservation Cooperative (SRLCC). Ecoregion data are from the EPA (</p>

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