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BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION & OBSERVATION SYSTEM

20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Government [ds45]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/6/2015. 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: 7/6/2015. 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 ...

  • Invasive Plant Species by Quad - CAL IPC [ds1121]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 6/29/2015. Contact: Morawitz, Dana. California Invasive Plant Council.
    This USGS 7.5-minute quadrangle GIS dataset of California contains information on the abundance, spread and management status of 204 invasive plants on the Cal-IPC inventory. This distribution information is derived from 1 of 3 sources: expert knowledge interviews conducted around the state with lan ...

  • California Fish Passage Assessment Database [ds69]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/25/2015. Contact: Elston, Anne. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
    The Passage Assessment Database (PAD) is an ongoing inventory of known and possible barriers to anadromous fish in California. It compiles currently available fish passage information from more than 100 data sources, and allows past and future barrier assessments to be standardized and stored in one ...

  • Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) Projects [ds168]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/25/2015. Contact: Keefauver, Shane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This dataset represents the locations of ongoing and completed salmonid restoration projects in California with existing records in the California Habitat Restoration Project Database (CHRPD).

  • Stream Habitat Reach Summary - North Coast [ds63]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/24/2015. Contact: Wilson, Karen. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC).
    This dataset contains in-stream habitat unit level survey data summarized at the reach level. The data was collected by DFG from 1989 to 2014. The database helps identify and describe in-stream habitat available to anadromous salmonids within watersheds of the California North Coast Hydrologic Regi ...

  • Vegetation - Western Riverside County - 2005 [ds170]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/9/2015. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Vegetation resources were assessed quantitatively through field surveys, data analysis, and final vegetation classification. Field survey data were analyzed statistically to develop a floristically-based classification. Each vegetation type sampled was classified according to the National Vegetation ...

  • Vegetation - Western Riverside County Update - 2012 [ds1196]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 6/9/2015. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    AIS was contracted by the W Riverside Co. Regional Conservation Authority to perform an update to their original 2005 Map. The original veg layer was created in 2005 using a baseline image dataset created from 2000/01 Emerge imagery flown in early spring. An update to the original map was needed to ...

  • Stream Inventory Reports by Stream - CDFW [ds936]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/4/2015. Contact: Powers, Sharon. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
    In-stream habitat data include measurements of a variety of physical and aquatic stream attributes that collectively reveal a great deal about stream condition for salmonids and trout.

  • Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Projects - FY14/15 - CDFW [ds1194]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/28/2015. Contact: Mastalir, Diane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This data set shows Greenhouse Gas Reduction Projects funded under California's Cap and Trade Program's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). These projects include mountain meadow and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta wetland restoration projects that will lead to reductions in greenhouse gases. It was ...

  • Halibut Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1189]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Dungeness Crab Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1190]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Finfish Post MPA - Hook and Line Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1191]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Urchin Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1192]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Salmon Post MPA - Troll Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1193]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Fish - High Mountain Lakes [ds102]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 5/18/2015. Contact: Mussulman, Sarah. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    These fish data result from High Mountain Lakes (HML) and SLIP (Sierra Lake Inventory Project) surveys. Both projects collected data on lentic, high elevation waters in the Sierra Nevada, and fish, amphibians, habitat and stream barriers between late-June and early-September. Fish species, length, w ...

  • Mountain Yellow-legged frog - Proposed Critical Habitat - Northern CA - USFWS [ds1128]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/8/2015. 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. Special protections and/or restrictions are possible in areas where Federal ...

  • Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog - Proposed Critical Habitat - USFWS [ds1129]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/8/2015. 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. Special protections and/or restrictions are possible in areas where Federal ...

  • Yosemite Toad - Proposed Critical Habitat - USFWS [ds1130]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/8/2015. 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. Special protections and/or restrictions are possible in areas where Federal ...

  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Samples - 2011 to 2015 - OSPR [ds714]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 5/4/2015. Contact: Anderson, Michael. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of organic compounds found in the environment and associated with natural and anthropogenic activities, including the refinement and use of petroleum hydrocarbons as fuels and lubricants.

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