Aerial Image over Ouray National Wildlife Refuge, Acquired on August 27, 1965 (Frame 131)

Metadata Updated: May 23, 2017

Georeferenced image, acquired on August 27, 1965 over a portion of the Ouray National Wildlife Refuge. Image covers the northern portion of the refuge including Leota and Johnson Bottoms. This data set is a georeferenced version of an original black and white aerial photograph downloaded from Earth Explorer (USGS; The original photo (Frame 131) was georeferenced against the 2009 NAIP image within ArcMap 10.1. Six to eight points were used in the georeferencing process. This data set provides a look back in time following the closure of the Flaming Gorge Dam. It allows a look at landscape features including riparian vegetation extent, existing farmland, shrublands, etc. It also provides an important look at the location of the Green River channel to interpret river dynamics and movement. The image covers most of Leota Bottom and all of Johnson Bottom. This image provides a snapshot soon after construction began on the wetland impoundments within Leota Bottom. Pixel resolution of this image is 0.6 meters. This image should be used for resource level interpretation only.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 13, 2015
Metadata Updated Date May 23, 2017

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Harvested from fwsjson

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 13, 2015
Metadata Updated Date May 23, 2017
Publisher Fish and Wildlife Service
Unique Identifier FWS_ServCat_37720
Brent Frakes
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:18
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID C:\Program Files (x86)\FWS\DataStore\Application\OpenData\FWS_ServCat_v1_1.json
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 83b6f417-11ec-437f-9ef3-df4000e1fa37
Harvest Source Id 269d76fb-fa7e-49d2-a6bb-3a9e3f1bee70
Harvest Source Title fwsjson
Data First Published 2014-12-09
Homepage URL
Data Last Modified 2014-12-09
Program Code 010:094, 010:028
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash eb2b69ebbedb0cbb82f597d57745950d94503fcf
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -109.6789,40.09344,-109.5653,40.20405
Temporal 1965-08-27/1965-08-27
Category Geospatial Dataset

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