Bighorn Sheep in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, White and Inyo Mountains

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: John D. Wehausen
Publication_Date: Unpublished Material
Title:
Bighorn Sheep in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, White and Inyo Mountains
Description:
Abstract:
This data was collected during bighorn sheep surveys in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, White and Inyo Mountains. Most of the data are records of visual observations. Observations include the number of each sex, location and time. Observations of dead bighorn sheep, with information about cause of death and time of death, are included in this dataset. Observations occurred at irregular intervals from 1974 to the present.
Purpose:
This data has been collected as part of Dr. Wehausen's long-term monitoring program to assess Bighorn Sheep populations in Eastern California. Sponsoring organizations include the California Department of Fish and Game, the University of California White Mountain Research Station and the Bighorn Sheep Foundation.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 1974
Ending_Date: Present
Currentness_Reference: Observed
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Irregular
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 119.25
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 117.5
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.5
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword:
Bighorn Sheep, Ovis Canadensis, wildlife, mammals, ungulates
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Place_Keyword:
Sierra Nevada, White Mountains, Inyo Mountains, Eastern California, Inyo County, Mono County
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: Consult the origniator
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: John D. Wehausen
Contact_Organization: White Mountain Research Station
Contact_Position: Resident Researcher
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing Address
Address: 3000 E. Line St
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: CAlifornia
Postal_Code: 93514
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 873-4563
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: johnw@wmrs.edu
Data_Set_Credit:
Some technical reports based on this data were published by the Bighorn Sheep Foundation.

Data_Quality_Information:
Completeness_Report: none

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference:
Observations were recorded using place names and elevation.

Spatial_Reference_Information:

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Observations include the number of each sex, location and population/sub-population. Dead sheep observations include location, date and cause of death.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: John D. Wehausen
Contact_Organization: White Mountain Research Station
Contact_Position: Resident Researcher
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing Address
Address: 3000 E. Line St
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: CAlifornia
Postal_Code: 93514
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 873-4563
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: johnw@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.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 19980901
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:
FGDC Content Standards For Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: June 8, 1994

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