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Peat Inventory Data - Minnesota

Metadata Updated: April 10, 2015

Beginning in 1975 and continuing today, there has been a renewed interest in peat for horticulture and for fuel. This interest prompted the development of the Peat Inventory Project in 1976 to outline the dimensions of major peat areas in northern Minnesota and to determine the quantity, quality, type, and depth of the peat deposits. This is the information that is stored in this database. The DNR planned to utilize the inventory data for three purposes: to assess the horticultural potential of the state's resources, to assess the energy potential of the state's peatland, and to support a comprehensive state policy on peatland management. With the U.S. Department of Energy funding beginning in 1979, the DNR accelerated and expanded peat investigations in Minnesota. Nine data tables, stored in one Access database, record the findings of the Peat Inventory at individual peat sites in twenty Minnesota counties. The shapefile, invsite, was created from one of these tables.

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Metadata Date January 1, 2003
Metadata Created Date June 12, 2013
Metadata Updated Date April 10, 2015
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from Minnesota Geospatial Information Office

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date January 1, 2003
Metadata Created Date June 12, 2013
Metadata Updated Date April 10, 2015
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Responsible Party Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Minerals (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: Acknowledgement of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is appreciated for products derived from these data., Access Constraints:
Bbox East Long -89.00
Bbox North Lat 49.5
Bbox South Lat 43.0
Bbox West Long -97.5
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview File None available
Harvest Object Id 77aa9490-1fa2-4d4f-b7ac-31f1b9ed39da
Harvest Source Id 526b774b-2dbe-4b61-91f5-8e3e020b9bce
Harvest Source Title Minnesota Geospatial Information Office
Licence The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources makes no representation or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the reuse of data provided herewith, regardless of its format or the means of its transmission. There is no guarantee or representation to the user as to the accuracy, currency, suitability, or reliability of this data for any purpose. The user accepts the data 'as is', and assumes all risks associated with its use. By accepting this data, the user agrees not to transmit this data or provide access to it or any part of it to another party unless the user shall include with the data a copy of this disclaimer. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assumes no responsibility for actual or consequential damage incurred as a result of any user's reliance on this data.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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