Database of Biodiversity and Habitat Quantification Tools Used for Market-based Conservation in the United States

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This dataset includes quantification tools being used or developed for habitat and biodiversity markets in the United States. These tools are designed to estimate the ecological quality or functionality of a site for conservation mechanisms such as payment for ecosystem services programs, eco-label certification programs, habitat exchanges, and conservation banking. The dataset consists of 69 tools which are described using 33 criteria that provide information on the general, technical, and ecological/geographic attributes of each tool.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Date June 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2018 (publication)
Frequency Of Update unknown

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2018 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey, Science and Decisions Center (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
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Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update unknown
Licence This database has been approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although this database has been subjected to rigorous review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, the database is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2016-11-01
Temporal Extent End 2018-01-19

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