Adirondack New York vegetation data, 2000-2015

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This dataset contains field measurements of vegetation from the (1) Adirondack Sugar Maple Project (ASM), and (2) Buck Creek North and Buck Creek South Watersheds. The ASM data, collected in 2009 in 20 Adirondack watersheds (2 or 3 0.10 ha plots per watershed), are comprised of general plot characteristics, tree species identification and diameter at breast height (DBH) for all trees greater than 10 cm DBH, canopy position and health ratings, common and scientific names, and species identification and counts for saplings and seedlings. In Buck Creek North Tributary Watershed and Buck Creek South Tributary Watershed, near Inlet, New York, all trees greater than 5 cm DBH were identified in 15 circular plots (245 square meters) distributed within each watershed. Measurements were made in 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015. In all plots, saplings less than 5 cm DBH and taller than 1 meter were also identified to species and counted in 2010 and 2015. Data are posted in EXCEL 2013 and comma-delimited CSV format. Site locations (latitude, longitude) are provided in a downloadable file and dynamic ArcGIS REST service at the USGS Sciencebase DOI link.

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Metadata Date August 4, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 4, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
Bbox East Long -74.0434376641946
Bbox North Lat 44.2414140512855
Bbox South Lat 43.4867043175802
Bbox West Long -75.3074748901544
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Licence Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Although this information product, for the most part, is in the public domain, it also may contain copyrighted materials as noted in the text. Permission to reproduce copyrighted items must be secured from the copyright owner.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2000-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2015-01-01

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