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Standardization and Application of an Index of Community Integrity for Waterbirds in the Chesapeake Bay

Metadata Updated: September 1, 2023

This data set is comprised of five files related to the modification and scoring of Index of Waterbird Community Integrity (IWCI) scores for all waterbirds of the Chesapeake Bay. One Excel file (A) contains a list of 100+ Chesapeake waterbird species and their species attribute and IWCI scores. Another Excel file (B) contains case study data from recent surveys of breeding and migratory waterbirds in Chesapeake Bay and shoreline delineations across a disturbance gradient that were used to demonstrate the utility of the modified index. Finally, three supplemental files include an Access database (C), R code (D) and a protocol (E) for running the complex steps to calculate index scores.

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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 September 1, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20200827
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
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