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GAP Land Cover in the SRLCC


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The USGS GAP land cover data, clipped to the boundary of the Southern Rockies LCC. All 5 levels of the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) system can be displayed in the map package. There is also an attached report from the GAP Land Cover Viewer, showing land cover areas (hectares and square miles) in the SRLCC and each category's percent of the total SRLCC area. From attached metadata: "This dataset combines the work of several different projects to create a seamless data set for the contiguous United States. Data from four regional Gap Analysis Projects and the LANDFIRE project were combined to make this dataset. In the Northwestern United States (Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington and Wyoming) data in this map came from the [...]


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SRLCC Land Cover.mpk 101.07 MB application/zip
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SRLCCLandcoverReportEcologicalSystems.pdf 30.4 KB application/pdf
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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 SRLCC.&nbsp;Land cover GIS data were downloaded from the <a href="">USGS GAP Analysis Program</a>&nbsp;and clipped to the boundary of the SRLCC. The report was created using GAP's <a href="">Land Cover Viewer</a>.</p>

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