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BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION & OBSERVATION SYSTEM

20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  • San Bernardino Mountains Bladderpod - Final Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds135]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: McKinney, Tony. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    These data identify, in general, the areas where final critical habitat for Lesquerella kingii ssp. bernardina (San Bernardino Mountains bladderpod) occur. The purpose is to provide the user with a general idea of areas where final critical habitat for Lesquerella kingii ssp. bernardina (San Bernar ...

  • Tidewater Goby - Final Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds153]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: Waln, Kirk. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    These data identify, in general, the areas where final critical habitat for the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) occur. The purpose is to provide the user with a general idea of areas where final critical habitat for the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) occur.

  • Spreading Navarretia - Final Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds175]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: McKinney, Tony. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    These data identify, in general, the areas where final critical habitat for Navarretia fossalis (spreading navarretia) occur. The purpose is to provide the user with a general idea of areas where final critical habitat for Navarretia fossalis (spreading navarretia) occur.

  • Vegetation - Yosemite [ds200]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: Kuhn, Bill. Yosemite National Park.
    This project was initiated in 1996 when NatureServe, ESRI, Aerial Information Systems, National Park Service (NPS), and USGS met to discuss the use of Yosemite as a pilot for the NPS mapping program. The principal issues for this first project were to implement a GIS-based gradient-directed transect ...

  • Impaired Lakes 303d - 2015 [ds232]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: Reid, Wendy. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters.
    This dataset contains a portion of the 2002 303(d) list of impaired waterbodies in California. The lakes, and other polygon shapefiles, for each Regional Water Quality Control Board were downloaded from the State Water Resources Control Board website, merged, simplified and new fields added. The m ...

  • Impaired Rivers 303d - 2015 [ds233]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/29/2016. Contact: Reid, Wendy. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters.
    This dataset contains a portion of the 2002 303(d) list of impaired waterbodies in California. The rivers and bay and shoreline shapefiles for each Regional Water Quality Control Board were downloaded from the State Water Resources Control Board website, merged, simplified and new fields added. Th ...

  • Fish and Invertebrate Study - Suisun Marsh - 1980-2013 [ds1964]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 9/28/2016. Contact: Manfree, Amber. UC Davis.
    Since 1979, UC Davis researchers have collected data monthly for the Suisun Marsh Fish and Invertebrate Study, a project initiated by Professor Peter Moyle. This long-term study of fishes and invertebrates has yielded an enormous amount of interrelated data.

  • Water Quality - Suisun Marsh - 1980-2013 [ds1965]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 9/28/2016. Contact: Manfree, Amber. UC Davis.
    Since 1979, UC Davis researchers have collected data monthly for the Suisun Marsh Fish and Invertebrate Study, a project initiated by Professor Peter Moyle. This long-term study of fishes and invertebrates has yielded an enormous amount of interrelated data.

  • Purple Amole - Final Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds746]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/27/2016. Contact: Waln, Kirk. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    These data identify the areas (in general) where final critical habitat for the purple amole (Chloragalum purpureum var. purpureum) occurs. Critical habitat for the species lies immediately adjacent to Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, California.

  • Coachella Valley Milk-vetch - Final Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds779]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/27/2016. Contact: McKinney, Tony. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    These data identify, in general, the areas where Final critical habitat for Astragalus lentiginosus var. coachella (Coachella Valley milk-vetch) occur.

  • Vegetation - Mojave Desert for DRECP - Final [ds735]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/26/2016. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    The California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) Vegetation Classification and Mapping Program (VegCAMP) and contractor Aerial Information Systems (AIS) created a fine-scale vegetation map of a portion of the western Mojave Desert in California.

  • SWAP Macrogroups with Target Ranks - 2015 [ds1966]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 9/26/2016. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Initially, CALFIRE-FRAP compiled the "best available" land cover data into a single data layer (FVEG15_1), to support the various analyses required for the Forest and Rangeland Assessment, a legislatively mandated function. These data were updated to support on-going analyses and to prepare for the ...

  • Birds - Breeding Survey Routes [ds60]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/19/2016. Contact: Sauer, John. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.
    This data set provides links to data and trend results for 248 of 255 breeding bird survey routes in California. The data is provided by selecting a breeding bird survey route for a map and clicking on a hyperlink to get directly from USGS's Breeding Bird Survey database at Patuxent Wildlife Resear ...

  • Renewable Energy - Verified Project Applications (BLM) [ds491]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/7/2016. Contact: BLM, . Bureau of Land Management.
    The layer shows proposed renewable energy projects (wind and solar) requesting Right-of-Way (ROW) on BLM lands (from BLM download).

  • Renewable Energy - Preliminary Project Applications (BLM) [ds492]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/7/2016. Contact: BLM, . Bureau of Land Management.
    A shapefile showing Renewable Energy Proposed Project (Preliminary) Right-of-Way permit requests - Bureau of Land Management. (Separate from "Verified" project proposals/permit requests.)

  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Government [ds45]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/5/2016. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    The California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) contains status and location information for California's rare species and natural communities. The CNDDB includes in its inventory all special status taxa including federal and state listed species, candidates for listing, species of special concer ...

  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Commercial [ds85]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 9/5/2016. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    The California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) contains status and location information for California's rare species and natural communities. The CNDDB includes in its inventory all special status taxa including federal and state listed species, candidates for listing, species of special concer ...

  • Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) Boundary [ds734]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 8/30/2016. Contact: Keefauver, Shane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This shapefile describes the area that the FRGP covers, and was created by clipping the CDFW Region boundaries to the coastal watersheds in which the FRGP funds grants.

  • Western Harvest Mouse Range - CWHR M113 [ds1902]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 8/25/2016. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Vector datasets of CWHR range maps are one component of California Wildlife Habitat Relationships (CWHR), a comprehensive information system and predictive model for California's wildlife. The CWHR System was developed to support habitat conservation and management, land use planning, impact assess ...

  • Cactus Mouse Range - CWHR M115 [ds1903]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 8/25/2016. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Vector datasets of CWHR range maps are one component of California Wildlife Habitat Relationships (CWHR), a comprehensive information system and predictive model for California's wildlife. The CWHR System was developed to support habitat conservation and management, land use planning, impact assess ...

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