• Geospatial data for the Vegetation Mapping Inventory Project of Big Thicket National Preserve

    Metadata Updated: January 6, 2022

    The files linked to this reference are the geospatial data created as part of the completion of the baseline vegetation inventory project for the NPS park unit. Current format is ArcGIS file geodatabase but older formats may exist as shapefiles.

    The final BITH map consists of 51 map classes. Land cover classes include five types: pasture / hay ground agricultural vegetation; non – vegetated / barren land, borrow pit, cut bank; developed, open space; developed, low – high intensity; and water. The 46 vegetation classes represent 102 associations or park specials. Of these, 75 represent natural vegetation associations within the USNVC, and 27 types represent unpublished park specials. Of the 46 vegetation map classes, 26 represent a single USNVC association/park special, 7 map classes contain two USNVC associations/park specials, 4 map classes contain three USNVC associations/park specials, and 9 map classes contain four or more USNVC associations/park specials. Forest and woodland types had an abundance of Pinus taeda, Liquidambar styraciflua, Ilex opaca, Ilex vomitoria, Quercus nigra, and Vitis rotundifolia. Shrubland types were dominated by Pinus taeda, Ilex vomitoria, Triadica sebifera, Liquidambar styraciflua, and/or Callicarpa americana. Herbaceous types had an abundance of Zizaniopsis miliacea, Juncus effusus, Panicum virgatum, and/or Saccharum giganteum.

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    Metadata Created Date January 6, 2022
    Metadata Updated Date January 6, 2022

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    Harvested from NPS-Harvest - NRSS Data Store

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    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Created Date January 6, 2022
    Metadata Updated Date January 6, 2022
    Publisher National Park Service
    Unique Identifier Unknown
    Identifier NPS_DataStore_2238484
    Data First Published 2021-10-01
    Data Last Modified 2021-10-01
    Category Geospatial Dataset
    Public Access Level public
    Bureau Code 010:24
    Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
    Metadata Catalog ID D:\IRMA\DataStore\Application\OpenData\v1.1\NPS-DataStore.json
    Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
    Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
    Data Quality True
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    Harvest Source Id a73e9b95-126c-4791-a8f2-46fc064cdc62
    Harvest Source Title NPS-Harvest - NRSS Data Store
    Homepage URL https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2238484
    Program Code 010:118, 010:119
    Related Documents https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2238484
    Source Datajson Identifier True
    Source Hash cf5b77a3a4fe3c4dd280187ef614a6f067a1d5ea
    Source Schema Version 1.1
    Spatial -100.508148,25.8368855,-81.2157059,36.3803329

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