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Riparian Vegetation and Colorado River—Data

Spatial data associated with journal manuscript: Riparian vegetation, Colorado River, and climate: five decades of spatiotemporal dynamics in the Grand Canyon with river regulation

Dates

Start Date
2004-05-24
End Date
2004-05-30
Release Date
2015
Publication Date

Citation

Sankey, J.B., Ralston, B.E., Grams, P.E., Schmidt, J.C., and Cagney, L.E., 2015, Riparian vegetation, Colorado River, and climate: Five decades of spatiotemporal dynamics in the Grand Canyon with river regulation—Data: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7J67F0P.

Summary

These data include image-based classifications of total vegetation from 1965, 1973, 1984, 1992, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2009, and characteristics of the river channel along the riparian area of the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Mead Reservoir.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Joel Sankey
Originator :
Joel Sankey, Barbara Ralston, Paul Grams, Jack Schmidt, Laura Cagney
Metadata Contact :
Joel Sankey
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems
SDC Data Owner :
Southwest Biological Science Center

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Purpose

These are data used for analyses of multi-decadal vegetation change along the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Mead Reservoir.

Rights

The authors of these data require that data users contact them regarding intended use and to assist with understanding limitations and interpretation. Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. The USGS or the U.S. Government shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.

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  • USGS Data Release Products
  • USGS Southwest Biological Science Center (SBSC)

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7J67F0P

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