Vegetation Map: Aspen Groves, Bishop Resource Area

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Bureau of Land Management
Publication_Date: 1996
Title: Vegetation Map: Aspen Groves, Bishop Resource Area
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Database
Description:
Abstract:
This dataset contains long-term monitoring data for Aspen Groves within BLM's Bishop Resource Area.
Purpose: This data is used for habitat assessment.
Supplemental_Information:
Spatial Data Information and Spatial Reference Information will be added to this metadata once the GIS coverage is available.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 1994
Ending_Date: 1996
Currentness_Reference: Publication Date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: every 2 years
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 119.25
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 117
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.3
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Theme_Keyword: vegetation
Theme_Keyword: community
Theme_Keyword: Aspen Groves
Theme_Keyword: habitat
Theme_Keyword: assessment
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Owens Valley
Place_Keyword: Inyo County
Place_Keyword: Mono County
Place_Keyword: Eastern Sierra
Place_Keyword: California
Place_Keyword: Bishop Resource Area
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints: none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
Contact_Person: Steve Nelson
Contact_Position: GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: BLM
Address: Bishop Field Office
Address: 785 N. Main St., Suite E
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 93514
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 872-4881
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: snelson@ca.blm.gov
Hours_of_Service: -

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: none
Completeness_Report: none
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: none
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: none

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: .01
Longitude_Resolution: .01
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Degrees and Decimal Minutes

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Each Aspen Grove zone is surveyed every two years. The database is organized by Aspen Grove ID #. The <attributes> are: Tree Size Composition (DBH of 12" or greater, 10-12" and 10" or less); Snags (number, DBH, and height above 20"); Downed Logs (class 1-5, mean length, mean diameter at wide end); understory cover (type); age distribution (type), stem and branch structure (type); Species composition (total number of species organized by type [trees, shrubs, grasses/sedges, forbs] and the relative frequency of bare ground, litter, aspen, shrubs, grasses/grass-likes, forbs); demsiometer (density, closure, open); cover pole (mean number of bands and total cover for levels 1-4); soil stability (type); and Utilization.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
Contact_Person: Steve Nelson
Contact_Position: GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: BLM
Address: Bishop Field Office
Address: 785 N. Main St., Suite E
City: Bishop
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 93514
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (760) 872-4881
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: snelson@ca.blm.gov
Hours_of_Service: -
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: 19980715
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
Metadata_Security_Information:
Metadata_Security_Classification_System: None
Metadata_Security_Classification: Unclassified
Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: None

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