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Wildfire Risk to Communities Housing Unit Density (Image Service)

Metadata Updated: June 21, 2023

This dataset is the Housing Unit Density (HUDen) raster for the United States. It is part of the data publication Wildfire Risk to Communities: Spatial datasets of wildfire risk for populated areas in the United States. HUDen is a nationwide raster of housing-unit density measured in housing units per square kilometer. It reflects 2018 estimates of housing unit and population counts from the U.S. Census Bureau, combined with building footprint data from Microsoft (version 1.1), LandScan where building footprint data were unavailable, and land cover data from LANDFIRE.Metadata and Downloads.Note:�Pixel values in this image service have been altered from the original raster dataset due to data requirements in web services. The service is intended primarily for data visualization. Relative values and spatial patterns have been largely preserved in the service, but users are encouraged to download the source data for quantitative analysis.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date November 3, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 21, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from USDA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 3, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 21, 2023
Publisher U.S. Forest Service
Data First Published 2021-04-14
Data Last Modified 2023-03-21
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 005:96
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
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Harvest Source Id d3fafa34-0cb9-48f1-ab1d-5b5fdc783806
Harvest Source Title USDA JSON
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0000,18.8961,180.0000,71.4549
Program Code 005:059
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash fe3e07e98c4ef2772c5fa12649fae53255ea8340
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": -180.0000, 18.8961, -180.0000, 71.4549, 180.0000, 71.4549, 180.0000, 18.8961, -180.0000, 18.8961}

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