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Metadata Summary: 2008 Land-Use and Land-Cover


Dataset Type: GIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data Source: 2008 Land-Use and Land-Cover
Number of Water Resources Sampled: Unknown
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): SWFWMD_2008_LULC
Description of Datasource: 2004 land use/cover features categorized according to the Florida Land Use and Cover Classification System (FLUCCS). The features were photointerpreted from 1:12,000 UGSG color infrared (CIR) digital orthophoto quarter quadrangles (DOQQs). This data layer was created to illustrate the different land uses in the Southwest Florida Water Management District as seen in 2004. On the Atlas this data is used to calculate land use and wetland percentages for watersheds.
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Manual transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Varies
Data Current on Atlas as of: 6/1/2010

Disclaimer/Use Constraints: These data were not collected under the supervision of a licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper. Use of these data requires a general understanding of GIS.

Custodian Information:
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Mapping and GIS Section

Contact Name: GIS Staff
Contact Phone: (352) 796-7211 x4210
Contact E-mail: data.maps@watermatters.org
Contact URL: http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/contact/
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