• Geospatial data for the Vegetation Mapping Inventory Project of Whitman Mission National Historic Site

    Metadata Updated: March 17, 2021

    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.

    Following segmentation, only those lines/polygons that matched the vegetation patterns within the WHMI project area were exported as ArcInfo shapefiles and converted into ArcInfo coverages. The resulting coverages were refined through a series of smoothing routines until no obvious artificial or relict breaks in the lines were visible. When the interpretation effort was considered complete, topology for the final polygon layer was built and attributed and then imported into a spatial database (geodatabase). Each polygon was attributed with a dedicated map unit name, code, and modifier. Polygon-specific modifiers included additional data on the height, density, and patterns of the dominant vegetation. Also polygons of disturbed sites were identified in a comments field along with any notable dominate understory or locally common plant species. Finally other map class data including the NVCS crosswalk and the land-use classes were added.

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    Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided.

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    Metadata Created Date March 17, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 17, 2021

    Metadata Source

    Harvested from NPS-Harvest - NRSS Data Store

    Additional Metadata

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Created Date March 17, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 17, 2021
    Publisher National Park Service
    Unique Identifier Unknown
    Identifier NPS_DataStore_2233416
    Data First Published 2011-01-01
    Data Last Modified 2011-01-01
    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
    Homepage URL https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2233416
    Program Code 010:118, 010:119
    Related Documents https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2233416
    Source Datajson Identifier True
    Source Hash 07212e9eec36ff9f97876f4ae29259b709b89b2b
    Source Schema Version 1.1
    Spatial -120.934288,38.610218,-111.522774,49.00089

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