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US Forest Service - FIA Forest Types of the Southeastern United States

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-12-12 17:00:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-12-13 13:26:15

Summary

Abstract: This dataset portrays 141 forest types across the contiguous United States. These data were derived from MODIS composite images from the 2002 and 2003 growing seasons in combination with nearly 100 other geospatial data layers, including elevation, slope, aspect, ecoregions, and PRISM climate data. The dataset was developed as a collaborative effort between the USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis and Forest Health Monitoring programs and the USFS Remote Sensing Applications Center. Purpose: The purpose of this dataset is to portray broad distribution patterns of forest cover in the United States and provide input to national scale modeling projects. The data should not be displayed at scales smaller than 1:2,000,000. Independent [...]

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USDA Forest Service - Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program &amp; Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC), Conservation Biology Institute<br/>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:41 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin e874a247b7e44693ad0792fb1a252aba

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