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EnviroAtlas - Potential Wetland Areas - Contiguous United States Web Service

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

This EnviroAtlas web service supports research and online mapping activities related to EnviroAtlas (https://www.epa.gov/enviroatlas). The EnviroAtlas Potential Wetland Areas (PWA) dataset shows potential wetland areas at 30-meter resolution. Beginning two centuries ago, many wetlands were turned into farm fields or urban areas, yet wetlands play an important role in removing water pollution, regulating water storage and flows, and providing habitat for wildlife. Wetland restoration could help restore these benefits. Potential wetland areas, as developed for this map, are lands that naturally accumulate water due to topography and have historically had poorly or very poorly draining soils. This dataset was produced by the US EPA to support research and online mapping activities related to the EnviroAtlas. EnviroAtlas (https://www.epa.gov/enviroatlas) allows the user to interact with a web-based, easy-to-use, mapping application to view and analyze multiple ecosystem services for the contiguous United States. The dataset is available as downloadable data (https://edg.epa.gov/data/Public/ORD/EnviroAtlas) or as an EnviroAtlas map service. Additional descriptive information about each attribute in this dataset can be found in its associated EnviroAtlas Fact Sheet (https://www.epa.gov/enviroatlas/enviroatlas-fact-sheets).

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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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Dates

Metadata Date October 16, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 8, 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from Environmental Dataset Gateway FGDC CSDGM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date October 16, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 8, 2016 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development-Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program, EnviroAtlas (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currency and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -65.20336449
Bbox North Lat 51.6773602
Bbox South Lat 22.7348894
Bbox West Long -128.02839229
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Harvest Source Id ec97977e-585c-416a-b4b3-7d656d36891a
Harvest Source Title Environmental Dataset Gateway FGDC CSDGM
Licence https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Licence Url https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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