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Hawaii Land Cover and Habitat Status


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Jacobi, J.D., Price, J.P., Fortini, L.B., Gon III, S.M., and Berkowitz, Paul, 2017, Hawaii Land Cover and Habitat Status: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


These two raster data layers depict the land cover and degree of human disturbance to plant communities on the seven main Hawaiian Islands, and were developed as part of a comprehensive USGS assessment of carbon sequestration potential by natural ecosystems in the State of Hawaii.

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Point of Contact :
James D. Jacobi
Originator :
James D. Jacobi, Jonathan P. Price, Lucas B. Fortini, Samuel M. Gon III, Paul Berkowitz
Metadata Contact :
James D Jacobi
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
USGS Mission Area :
Land Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Western Geographic Science Center

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The CAH Land Cover and Habitat Status maps were produced to serve as a base maps for estimating current and projected future carbon stocks and fluxes for the main Hawaiian Islands as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's national carbon assessment.


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  • LandCarbon
  • Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center
  • USGS Data Release Products



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DOI doi:10.5066/F7DB80B9

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