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Geoecology: County-Level Environmental Data for the United States, 1941-1981

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The Geoecology database is a compilation of environmental data for the period 1941 to 1981. The Geoecology database contains selected data on terrain and soils, water resources, forestry, vegetation, agriculture, land use, wildlife, air quality, climate, natural areas, and endangered species. Data on selected human population characteristics are also included to complement the environmental files. Data represent the conterminous United States at the county level. These historical data are provided as a source of 1970s baseline environmental conditions for the United States.

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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 September 14, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 14, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher ORNL_DAAC
Identifier C2761762895-ORNL_CLOUD
Data First Published 2017-08-17
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2023-09-05
Category Vegetation, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Citation Olson, R.J., C.J. Emerson, and M.K. Nungesser. 2017. Geoecology: County-Level Environmental Data for the United States, 1941-1981. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Harvest Object Id 5897485f-2ac0-4f7a-8843-32d8c544022a
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -124.76 24.5 -66.95 49.38
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash dda81cc996321c932a280726227c78c11c68443de26701428f7cf7e7c2737370
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1941-01-01T00:00:00Z/1981-12-31T23:59:59Z

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