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20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  1. Vegetation - Point Reyes [ds169]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/25/2014. Contact: Schirokauer, Dave. Point Reyes National Seashore.
    The National Park Service, in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division of USGS, has implemented a program to develop a hierarchical vegetation mapping methodology and classification at a national level and apply it to National Parks. The purpose of the data is to document the vegetation wi ...

  2. Aquatic Organisms [ds193]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/25/2014. Contact: Quelvog, Brian. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This dataset is a subset of the Tuolumne Aquatic Resources Relational Inventory compiled by Brian Quelvog, California Department of Fish & Game. It focuses on fish, amphibians, insects, crustacean, and includes hydrologic information associated with collection sites in Tuolumne, Calaveras, Stanislau ...

  3. Inland Fisheries - Length/Weight [ds195]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/25/2014. Contact: Quelvog, Brian. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This is a subset of the Tuolumne Aquatic Resources Relational Inventory (TARRI) compiled by Brian Quelvog, California Department of Fish & Game (DFG). It includes fork lengths and weights for species of fish. Over 75 sources were used to develop the dataset including aquatic surveys by several agenc ...

  4. Inland Fisheries [ds192]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/18/2014. Contact: Quelvog, Brian. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This is a subset of the Tuolumne Aquatic Resources Relational Inventory compiled by Brian Quelvog, California Department of Fish & Game (DFG). It focuses on estimates of fish populations in the central Sierra Nevada. Information includes the number of individuals per species collected during each of ...

  5. Safe Passages Connectivity Planning - Riverbank, CA - 2014 [ds1028]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/18/2014. Contact: Huber, Patrick. University of California, Davis.
    Using data derived in earlier portions of the Safe Passages project as well as land cover and species data specific to this analysis, the research team conducted a systematic conservation planning assessment for the area surrounding Riverbank. Marxan optimization software was used to perform conserv ...

  6. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh - 2012 [ds1029]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/15/2014. Contact: Boul, Rachelle. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This is part of an ongoing monitoring project that the Biogeographic Data Branch (BDB) of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in collaboration with the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the CDFW Bay Delta Region (BDR), started in 1999 to track changes in the Suisun Marsh veg ...

  7. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh - 2009 [ds711]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/15/2014. Contact: Boul, Rachelle. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Remapped for the purpose of vegetation delineations, based on photo interpretation and formal vegetation classification plus change detection.

  8. CalEnviroScreen 2.0 Results - OEHHA [ds1026]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/8/2014. Contact: Wieland, Walker. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).
    CalEnviroScreen is a screening methodology that can be used to help identify California communities that are disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution. The 2.0 report and supporting documents are available at: http://oehha.ca.gov/ej/ces2.html

  9. Bobcat Habitat Suitability Model for NSNF Connectivity - CDFW [ds1027]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/3/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Expert opinion model of habitat suitability based on the California Wildlife Habitat Relationships (CWHR) expert opinion habitat suitability rankings by habitat type and reviewed by CDFW staff for use in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  10. California Natural Diversity Database (gov ed) [ds45]   Dataset Update   (Secure Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/2/2014. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. CDFW.
    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 ...

  11. California Natural Diversity Database (com ed) [ds85]   Dataset Update   (Secure Dataset)
    Date Posted: 9/2/2014. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. CDFW.
    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 ...

  12. Vegetation (MCV / NVCS) Mapping Projects - California [ds515]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Yacoub, Rosie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This metadata layer shows the footprint of vegetation mapping projects completed in California that have used the Manual California of Vegetation ( MCV 1st edition) or the National Vegetation Classification Standards (MCV 2nd edition) as a basis. It provides basic information about each project. I ...

  13. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2006 [ds500]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Boul, Rachelle. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Suisun Marsh vegetation delineations based on photo interpretation and formal vegetation classification to describe the vegetation in June 2006 and change since June 2003.

  14. NCCP Gains & Losses, San Diego [ds892]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Mastalir, Diane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This dataset is an aggregation of all the habitat gain and loss data submitted to Habitrak through 2012. This only includes San Diego plans as these are the only plans currently using Habitrak.

  15. Yellow Billed Cuckoo - Proposed Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds1025]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Hickam, Cheryl. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Critical habitat constitutes areas considered essential for the conservation of a listed species. These areas provide notice to the public and land managers of the importance of the areas to the conservation of this species.

  16. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 1999 [ds160]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  17. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2000 [ds161]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  18. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2003 [ds162]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  19. Arboreal Salamander Habitat Model for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1024]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/21/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Predicted habitat suitability grid developed using Maxent and reviewed by CDFW staff for use in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  20. Acorn Woodpecker Habitat Model for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1023]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/20/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Predicted habitat suitability grid developed using Maxent and reviewed by CDFW staff for use in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

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