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Regionally Significant Ecological Areas - Minnesota Environmental Atlas (EPPL7) and GeoTIFF formats

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

This is an analysis of regionally significant Terrestrial and Wetland Ecological Areas in the seven county metropolitan area. Individual forest, grassland and wetland models were integrated to identify and rank the Terrestrial and Wetland Ecological Areas. The scores are determined by examining important ecological attributes of the ecological patches including size, shape, cover type diversity, and adjacent land use. The results represent a probability that the modeled conditions exist in any given area, due to limitations of the data layers. The ecological models were run on a hybrid land cover data layer created from LandSat images, National Wetland Inventory polygons and grassland polygons. Due to the inaccuracies of the LandSat data, the final ecological patches were visually checked using the Met Council's 2000 DOQs. This version of the dataset has been converted from shapefiles to raster formats (EPPL7 and GeoTIFF) by the Land Management Information Center for use with the Minnesota Environmental Atlas and with other raster applications.

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Metadata Date April 9, 2007
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) February 13, 2004 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date April 9, 2007
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) February 13, 2004 (publication)
Responsible Party Minnesota DNR, Central Region (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
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Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
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