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Eelgrass Beds 2006 Polygon

Metadata Updated: February 9, 2024

Eelgrass Beds 2006 Set:

This data layer was created by the USFWS National Wetlands Inventory, Region 5. Delineations of 2006 eelgrass beds were completed on the eastern Connecticut shoreline to the Rhode Island border. Fisher Island, Plum Island, and the northern shore of Long Island, New York were also included in this work. Spring 2006 True Color aerial photography was taken at a scale of 1:20,000 and used for detemining location and delineation of eelgrass beds. Extensive field work was conducted by the USFWS Region 5 Southern Coastal Zone program in September, October and November, with 290 field sites. The 2006 photography was scanned and geo-rectified using 2004 ADS 1/2 meter true color imagery.

This dataset contains point data for eelgrass verification field work completed in 2006 by the US Fish & Wildlife Service. Field work was conducted during September, October and November of 2006. The resulting information was used extensivley in the creation of the accompanyng polygonal eelgrass dataset.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from Connecticut Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024
Publisher Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Data First Published 2019-08-28
Data Last Modified 2019-10-31
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
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Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id 44ccf148-aee8-42b4-8b84-784ed4853032
Harvest Source Id 36c82f29-4f54-495e-a878-2c07320bf10c
Harvest Source Title Connecticut Data.json
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -72.4830,41.1551,-71.8736,41.3779
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash d5ab689c648383037362d31f14412154fa4791008cad919fa8a17e5fc4b47eee
Source Schema Version 1.1
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