Geospatial data for the Vegetation Mapping Inventory Project of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The files linked to this reference are the geospatial data created as part of the completion of the baseline vegetation inventory project for the NPS park unit. Current format is ArcGIS file geodatabase but older formats may exist as shapefiles.

Four basic elements were used to create the SUCR vegetation map: 1) map class development, 2) aerial photography interpretation, 3) digital transfer, and 4) map validation. Following these steps, a formal accuracy assessment determined errors of omission and commission with the goal of achieving a minimum of 80% map accuracy. An ArcInfo GIS database was built for SUCR using in-house protocols for creating vegetation GIS databases. The protocols consist of a shell of Arc Macro Language (AML) scripts and menus that automate the transfer process and insure that all spatial and attribute data are consistent and stored properly. We modified the map classes as a result of field verification and used the modified classes in the final photointerpretation. The final map revision was completed in September 2002.

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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 November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher National Park Service
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier NPS_DataStore_2233397
Data First Published 2002-09-01
Data Last Modified 2002-09-01
Category Geospatial Dataset
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:24
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID D:\IRMA\DataStore\Application\OpenData\v1.1\NPS-DataStore.json
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Homepage URL
Program Code 010:118, 010:119
Related Documents
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Source Hash b5eaafa9857629c0b05277b51cc39503a692ad74
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -113.9792,33.3451653,-104.875839,38.553688

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