Bats of the White and Inyo Mountains of California-Nevada

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Joseph M. Szewczak
Originator: Susan M. Szewczak
Originator: Michael L. Morrison
Originator: Linnea S. Hall
Publication_Date: 199801
Title:
Bats of the White and Inyo Mountains of California-Nevada
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Database
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Great Basin Naturalist
Issue_Identification: 58:1
Description:
Abstract:
Hibernating and foraging bats were surveyed in the White-Inyo Range and adjacent valleys. The area surveyed ranged in elevation from 305 to 3188 meters. Fourteen bat species were observed.
Purpose:
This data was collected in order to understand the range and behavior of bats in the White and Inyo Mountains.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 199012
Ending_Date: 199609
Currentness_Reference: Ground Condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Irregular
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -118.5
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.5
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.5
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Chiroptera
Theme_Keyword: vegetation zones
Theme_Keyword: habitat
Theme_Keyword: desert
Theme_Keyword: arid regions
Theme_Keyword: water source
Theme_Keyword: hibernation
Theme_Keyword: bat
Theme_Keyword: mountain
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: White Mountains
Place_Keyword: Inyo Mountains
Place_Keyword: Great Basin
Place_Keyword: California
Place_Keyword: Nevada
Access_Constraints:
For access information, contact Joseph M. Szewczak (see point of contact)
Use_Constraints: None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Joseph M. Szewczak
Contact_Organization:
University of California White Mountain Research
Station
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 3000 E. Line St.
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 93514
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 873-4344
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: joe@wmrs.edu
Native_Data_Set_Environment: MS Excel

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: none
Completeness_Report: none
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Sampling locations were marked on USGS topographic maps in the field. Coordinates (lat/long and UTM) of the sample points were derived manually.
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Elevations of sampling locations were derived from USGS topographic maps

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

Spatial_Reference_Information:

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
This dataset is an Excel spreadsheet organized by species. It includes the date, time, location (UTM or lat/long) and elevation for each sample site. Data on bat observations include #/male, #female and activity (foraging or hibernating). Most foraging data points contain air temperature and duration of observation. Some locations include notes about human structures, habitat type and other significant features.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
Szewczak, J.M., Szewczak, S.M., Morrison, M. and Hall, L.S. Bats of the White and Inyo Mountains of California-Nevada. Great Basin Naturalist, (58) 1, 1998. pp. 66-75.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Joseph M. Szewczak
Contact_Organization:
University of California White Mountain Research
Station
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 3000 E. Line St.
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 93514
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 873-4344
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: joe@wmrs.edu
Distribution_Liability:
No warranty, expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data described and/or contained herein, 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 careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. The Eastern Sierra Geospatial Data Clearinghouse/U.C. White Mountain Research Station shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of these data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 19980609
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: White Mountain Research Station
Contact_Person: Daniel Pritchett
Contact_Position: Data Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 93514
Country: USA
Address: 3000 E. Line St.
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 872-9213
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (760 873-7830
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: clrnghse@wmrs.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name:
Content Standards for National Biological Information Infrastructure Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version:
NBII Draft of December 1995, Based FGDC of June 8, 1994
Metadata_Access_Constraints: None
Metadata_Use_Constraints: None
Metadata_Security_Information:
Metadata_Security_Classification_System: None
Metadata_Security_Classification: Unclassified
Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: None

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