Geospatial data for the Vegetation Mapping Inventory Project of Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The files linked to this reference are the geospatial data created as part of the completion of the baseline vegetation inventory project for the NPS park unit. Current format is ArcGIS file geodatabase but older formats may exist as shapefiles.

Following the vegetation data analysis, the formation-level vegetation map was further edited and refined to develop an association-level vegetation map. Using ArcView 3.2, polygon boundaries were revised onscreen based on the plot data and additional field observations. Each polygon was assigned one of eight vegetation association types based on plot data, field observations, aerial photography signatures, and topographic maps. An aerial photograph interpretation key for the vegetation associations was created. However, several associations could not be distinguished reliably by aerial photography signatures alone. Plot data, field observations, and topographic maps were relied upon in these circumstances to inform the polygon delineation and association name assignments. After the vegetation association map was completed, the thematic accuracy of this map was assessed.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. 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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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher National Park Service
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier NPS_DataStore_2233288
Data First Published 2004-05-01
Data Last Modified 2004-05-01
Category Geospatial Dataset
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:24
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID D:\IRMA\DataStore\Application\OpenData\v1.1\NPS-DataStore.json
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Homepage URL
Program Code 010:118, 010:119
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 3c690b454ec99d21f50650c1d4c3592463e701f1
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -82.6428146,37.20138,-74.41997,43.52579

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