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US Fish and Wildlife Service 1996 Landcover

Metadata Updated: April 11, 2018

In 1996, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Region 6 Habitat and Population Evaluation Team, initiated a pilot project to evaluate the potential to use Thematic Mapper satellite imagery to map upland waterfowl nesting cover in the North and South Dakota and northeast Montana portion of the Prairie Pothole Region. The results of the pilot project suggested that we could expect more than 80 percent overall classification accuracy was likely and the project was expanded to the area of interest. Ducks Unlimited's Great Plains Regional Office joined the project in late 1996 and co-funded the remainder of the project. Imagery dates ranged from 1992-96 and the process resulted in the landcover classification of nearly 78 million acres into 16 wetland and upland classes. Constraints: USFWS Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shall not be held liable for improper use of the data described and or contained herein. Not to be used for navigation, for informational purposes only. See full disclaimer for more information.

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Metadata Created Date February 17, 2017
Metadata Updated Date April 11, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from North Dakota GIS Hub Data Portal Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date February 17, 2017
Metadata Updated Date April 11, 2018
Publisher Game and Fish Department
Unique Identifier 08d68da2-9417-41b6-b566-ffda069d085d
Hosek, Brian
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
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Harvest Source Title North Dakota GIS Hub Data Portal Data.json
Data First Published 2016-01-26
Homepage URL
Data Last Modified 2017-04-10
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Source Hash c1ee1d0d9ababb6c1db3c7c659b9617d4949dae1
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Temporal 2001-01-17T06:00:00-05:00/2001-01-17T06:00:00-05:00
Category Biota, Agriculture

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