Geospatial data for the Vegetation Mapping Inventory Project of Padre Island National Seashore

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.

ECognition software was used to circumscribe visually homogeneous polygons. Multiresolution segmentation (Scale parameter: 25, Shape: 0.2, Compactness: 0.2) was applied to four bands of 1 meter (3.3 ft) National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) imagery and normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) derived from the imagery. We used eCongition to calculate eighty-one variables and attributed the variables to the polygons. These variables summarized attributes of the topographic relationships of the polygons, reflectance values derived from aerial photography, surficial geologic composition, and vegetation height.

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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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Harvested from DOI Open Data

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_2233348
Data First Published 2017-02-01
Data Last Modified 2017-02-01
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 a894e0da9cf4f3b8308322e806cd980369a04db1
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -100.508148,25.8368855,-81.2157059,36.3803329

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