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Data for modeling fountain grass and bishop's goutweed in the contiguous US

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Jarnevich, C.S., 2020, Data for modeling fountain grass and bishop's goutweed in the contiguous US: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9PI7VEY.

Summary

This data bundle contains the merged data sets to create models for bishop's goutweed and fountaingrass using the VisTrails:SAHM [SAHM 2.1.0]. We developed species distribution models for both species following a workflow designed to balance automation and human intervention to produce models for invasive plant species of concern to U.S. land managers. Location data came from existing databases aggregating species occurrence information. Predictors came from a national library of potential environmental variables based on what environmental factors might limit plant species' distributions in different parts of the U.S. including climatic, topographic, soil, land use, and anthropogenic factors. The outputs of these models and those [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Catherine S Jarnevich
Originator :
Nicholas E Young, Catherine S Jarnevich
Metadata Contact :
Catherine S Jarnevich
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Fort Collins Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems

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MDS_fountaingrass_KDEbackground.csv 4.81 MB
MDS_fountaingrass_targetbackground.csv 4.68 MB
MDS_goutweed_KDEbackground.csv 3.78 MB
MDS_goutweed_targetbackground.csv 3.53 MB

Purpose

To provide information and documentation on the potential distribution of fountaingrass and goutweed in the contiguous United States

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