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North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat) Master Sample and Grid-Based Sampling Frame: Alaska and Canada at a 10x10km resolution

Metadata Updated: October 28, 2023

The NABat sampling frame is a grid-based finite-area frame spanning Canada, the United States, and Mexico consisting of 10-km by 10-km (100-km2) grid cell sample units. This grain size is biologically appropriate given the scale of movement of most bat species, which routinely travel many kilometers each night between roosts and foraging areas and along foraging routes. A draw of sample units from a finite sampling frame using the GRTS design produces an ordered list of units such that any ordered subset of that list is also randomized and spatially balanced. This vector dataset is the individual grid-based sampling grid for Alaska and Canada at a 10x10km resolution.

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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 June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20200911
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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