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Metadata Updated: June 12, 2022

The LakeCat Dataset provides summaries of watershed features for 378,088 lakes within the conterminous USA and provides several hundred watershed-level metrics that summarize both natural (e.g., soils, geology, climate, and land cover) and anthropogenic (e.g., urbanization, agriculture, and mines) features.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Hill, R., M. Weber, R. Debbout, S. Leibowitz, and T. Olsen. The Lake-Catchment (LakeCat) Dataset: Characterizing landscape features for lake basins within the conterminous USA. Freshwater Science. The Society for Freshwater Science, Springfield, IL, 37: 208-221, (2018).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date June 12, 2022

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Harvested from EPA ScienceHub

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date June 12, 2022
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Data Last Modified 2017-07-11
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 020:00
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Harvest Source Title EPA ScienceHub
Program Code 020:096
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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