DS-777 Annual Model-Backcasted Land-Use/Land-Cover Rasters from 1949 to 2008 for the High Plains Aquifer in Parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming

Metadata Updated: January 29, 2020

Estimates of land use categories are an essential component for computing the water budget of the High Plains aquifer. These raster land-use data represent yearly estimated land use for the High Plains from 1949 to 2008. These data were developed using the FOREcasting SCEnarios of future land cover (FORE-SCE) model (Sohl and others, 2007) and then processed using a Geographic Information System (GIS). The GIS software used to process these data was Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI, Inc.) ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1.

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Metadata Date August 9, 2013
Metadata Created Date January 29, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 29, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 26, 2013 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from DOI Open Data

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 9, 2013
Metadata Created Date January 29, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 29, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 26, 2013 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: This data set is not intended for use at larger scales than the resolution of the data set., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -95.523199
Bbox North Lat 44.287605
Bbox South Lat 31.178093
Bbox West Long -107.087008
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description Illustration of the dataset
Graphic Preview File https://water.usgs.gov/GIS/browse/ds777_High_Plains_historical_land_use.gif
Graphic Preview Type GIF
Harvest Object Id d4eab522-f5bc-478a-8404-a70bbe53cf30
Harvest Source Id 5b7e4031-1e2d-428b-92e2-56554bbd7371
Harvest Source Title DOI Open Data
Licence Although this data set has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of this data, software, or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester true
Temporal Extent Begin 1949-01-01T000000
Temporal Extent End 2008-01-01T000000

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