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Metadata Summary: SFWMD Seagrass Beds

Dataset Type: GIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data Source: SFWMD Seagrass Beds
Number of Water Resources Sampled: Unknown
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): SFWMD_SEAGRASS
Description of Datasource: The South Florida Water Management District maintains data for seagrass beds and related features found within within Lower Charlotte Harbor and Estero Bay. Seagrass data was photointerpreted from 1:24,000 scale natural color aerial photography and classified using the SFWMD modified FLUCCS classification system. The final results are a geographic information system (GIS) dataset that shows the location of seagrass beds within a given area.
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Manual transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Bi-Annually
Data Current on Atlas as of: 6/1/2011

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:
South Florida Water Management District
Geographic Information Systems

Contact Name: Not Available
Contact Phone: 561-686-8800
Contact E-mail: Not Available
Contact URL: Not Available
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