2002 Land-cover Analysis of the Greater Puget Sound Region - King County portion

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Title:
2002 Land-cover Analysis of the Greater Puget Sound Region - King County portion
Abstract:
2002 landcover analysis of the greater Puget Sound region with 17 classes or categories; King County portion only. The datasets cover the full map extent of the Greater Puget Sound Region and the full spatial extent of twelve Washington counties, including Whatcom, San Juan, Skagit, Island, Snohomish, Jefferson, Kitsap, King, Grays Harbor, Mason, Thurston and Pierce. Large portions of other counties are also covered.
Supplemental_Information:
<http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/raster/landcover/Final_PRISM_report02.doc>
<http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/raster/landcover/Note_on_data_use_March05.rtf>
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    University of Washington; Department of Urban Design and Planning University of Washington; Department of Earth and Space Sciences University of Washington; Urban Ecology Research Laboratory University of Washington; Keck Sprectral Remote Sensing Lab, 200406, 2002 Land-cover Analysis of the Greater Puget Sound Region - King County portion: University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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    Other_Citation_Details:
    Principle Investigator Marina Alberti, Department of Urban Design and Planning
    Co-Principle Investigators Robin Weeks, Department of Earth and Space Sciences Jeff Hepinstall, Department of Urban Design and Planning
    Research Staff/Remote Sensing Analysts Camille Russell, Urban Ecology Research Laboratory Stefan Coe, Urban Ecology Research Laboratory Bill Gustafson, Keck Spectral Remote Sensing Lab
    Urban Ecology Research Laboratory Department of Urban Design and Planning University of Washington

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.500000
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.100000
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: +47.800000
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: +47.100000

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    Beginning_Date: Jul-2002
    Ending_Date: Jul-2002
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

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    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Raster

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    Mike Leathers
    KC GIS Center
    Data Coordinator
    201 S Jackson
    Seattle, WA 98104
    USA

    206-263-4867 (voice)


Why was the data set created?

Landcover classification as input to the Puget Sound Regional Synthesis Model (PRISM);a major University of Washington, inter-disciplinary project that models the inter-related dynamics of regional atmosphere, land-surface processes, marine environment,biological reserves, urbanization and information technologies. Detailed information is included in documents linked through Supplemental_Information


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    Mike Leathers
    KC GIS Center
    GIS Data Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104
    USA

    206-263-4867 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    reg_02lndc098 grid; reg_02lndc coverage and reg_02lndc.shp shapefile; all resources are located in Plibrary3 keyregion landcover folder

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    This data is not be redistributed without permission of Publisher

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Dates:
Last modified: May-2005
Metadata author:
Mike Leathers
KC GIS Center
Data Coordinator
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104
USA

206 263-4867 (voice)
firstname.lastname@metrokc.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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