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USGS Land Treatment Digital Library FY19 Data Release: A centralized archive for land treatment tabular and spatial data

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1917
End Date
2018

Citation

Welty, J.L., Jeffries, M.I., Schueck, L.S., Zarriello, T.J., and Pilliod, D.S., 2019, USGS Land Treatment Digital Library FY19 Data Release: A centralized archive for land treatment tabular and spatial data: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P98OBOLS.

Summary

Across the country, public land managers make hundreds of decisions each year that influence landscapes and ecosystems within the lands they manage. Many of these decisions involve vegetation manipulations known as land treatments. Land treatments include activities such as removal or alteration of plant biomass, seeding burned areas, and herbicide applications. Data on these land treatments historically have been stored at local offices and gathering information across large spatial areas was difficult. These valuable data needed to be centralized and stored for Federal agencies involved in land treatments because these data are useful to land managers for policy and management and to scientists for developing sampling designs and [...]

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LTDL_General_Metadata_2019.xml
Original FGDC Metadata

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LTDL_FY19_Data_Release.zip
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LTDL_FY19_Geodatabase.zip
“Geodatabase and metadata xmls”
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Purpose

The Land Treatment Digital Library was created to collect and centralize legacy Bureau of Land Management land treatment information related to restoration and rehabilitation (program level 200 in the BLM).

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