TNC Ecoregions

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: The Nature Conservancy - Conservation Science Division
Publication_Date: Unpublished Material
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title: TNC Ecoregions
Edition: 2001
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Ecoregional Planning
Online_Linkage: <http://gis.tnc.org/>
Description:
Abstract:
Ecoregions of the United States of America: Ecoregional planning units are designed as a basis for comprehensive ecosystem planning.
Purpose:
This data set was compiled for The Nature Conservancy's Ecoregional Planning purposes
Supplemental_Information:
Originally based on Bailey, 1994, these boundaries have been extensively modified by TNC's eocregional planning teams. Written justification for each modification is available through The Nature Conservancy's Ecoregional Planning Office.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 4/22/01
Time_of_Day: 12:00 PM
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Bi-annually
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -178.214942
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -36.002292
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.351133
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.924805
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ecosystem
Theme_Keyword: Ecoregion
Place:
Place_Keyword: U.S.
Access_Constraints: None, publicly available, freely distributable
Use_Constraints: intended for biodiversity conservation planning
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Contact_Person: Dan Dorfman
Contact_Position: Western Regional GIS Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2060 Broadway, Suite 230
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80302
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-541-0321
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-449-4328
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ddorfman@tnc.org
Hours_of_Service: 9-5 Rocky Mountain time
Contact_Instructions: please feel free to call
Data_Set_Credit: Western Conservation Science Center
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Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
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Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.400000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 294.978698

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Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PU_NAME
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
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Attribute_Label: ECOTNC_
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Attribute_Label: TYPE

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Metadata_Date: 20010420
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