U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Protected Areas

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2020

Provides a dataset of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges. The dataset includes polygons for each National Wildlife Refuge with a distinction between area that are Marine/Estuarine and those that are Terrestrial.

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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 6, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update ASNEEDED

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI Open Data

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 6, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Natural Resource Program Center (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 166.869598388672
Bbox North Lat 72.6071166992188
Bbox South Lat -14.5597467422485
Bbox West Long -179.150085449219
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update ASNEEDED
Licence Although these data and information have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data and information on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Inherent in any data set used to develop graphical representations are limitations of accuracy as determined by, among others, the source, scale and resolution of the data. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with this data and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. The USFWS is not liable for the user\u00e2\u0080\u0099s improper or incorrect use of the data and information described and/or contained herein. These data and any derived products are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data may be dynamic and could change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they are derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent with the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. It is strongly recommended that the data described or contained herein be acquired directly from an authorized USFWS source and not indirectly through some other sources which may have changed the data in some way. The USFWS is not liable for data or information that indirectly acquired through other sources.No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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