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Catalog of Long-Term Data Information, USDA/Forst Service Northeast Forest Experiment Station
Entry ID: USDA0143


Summary
Abstract: The purpose of this catalog is to list and describe in detail
data sets collected by the Forest Service in the Northeast
Forest Experiment Station. Detailed information for each data
set includes: site description, variable description,
establishment year, date of publication, research applications,
QA/QC efforts, data storage media and size, data availability
date. Data sets described in the catalog include hydrology,
forest inventory, wildlife population, insect invasions, and
forest growth and yield topics.


Collection Organization: USDA/FS - Northern Stations Global
Change Research Program

Collection Methodology: Resulting from survey of every Northeast
Research Work Unit to identify every long-term data set.
Description of each data set included in the catalog (e.g.
variable definitions and descriptions; frequency of variable
collection and collection techniques used; geographic location
of sites; quality control procedures practiced; data storage
techniques, associated study title, purpose, and study design;
citations for publications and reports). Descriptions are
compiled into a database management system.

Collection Frequency: Continual.

Update Characteristics: Feedback system between catalog
administrator and data managers and scientists--annually.

LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: Forest Service
Dissemination Media: Forest Service Digital Communication
System; hard copy; Internet WWW (FS)
Site
File Format: ASCII
Access Instructions:

For a copy of the publication and diskette (Pub# GTR-224):

Northeastern Forest Experiment Station
359 Main Road
Delaware, OH 43015-8640

1-614-368-0127

Geographic Coverage
 N: 45.0 S: 37.0  E: -85.0  W: -68.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1920-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > CONNECTICUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > KENTUCKY
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MAINE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MASSACHUSETTS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW HAMPSHIRE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW YORK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OHIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > PENNSYLVANIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > VERMONT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > WEST VIRGINIA


Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >FOREST COMPOSITION/VEGETATION STRUCTURE    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION DISTRIBUTION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LANDSCAPE >LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARTHROPODS >HEXAPODS >INSECTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >INDIGENOUS/NATIVE SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >POPULATION DYNAMICS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS >BIOMASS DYNAMICS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY STRUCTURE    [Definition]


Quality
Database Management System file checked for repetition or false
entry, spelling, and confirmation and continual feedback and
updates from data managers and scientists of the station.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Environmental Protection > Biota > Animals
Environmental Protection > Resource Management
Land And Freshwater Resources > Ecological Dynamics
Land And Freshwater Resources > Hydrologic Processes
Population Dynamics > Demographic Characteristics > Population Distribution
FOREST GROWTH
FOREST INVENTORY
FOREST STRUCTURE
FOREST YIELD
FORESTS
INSECT INVASIONS
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
LONG-TERM RESEARCH
WILDLIFE INVENTORY


Data Center
Northeastern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICHARD A. BIRDSEY
Phone: (610) 557-4091
Fax: 610-557-4200
Email: rbirdsey at lunar.nena.org
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
11 Campus Boulevard, Suite 200
City: Newtown Square
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19073
Country: USA


Personnel
RICHARD A. BIRDSEY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (610) 557-4091
Fax: 610-557-4200
Email: rbirdsey at lunar.nena.org
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
11 Campus Boulevard, Suite 200
City: Newtown Square
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19073
Country: USA


ROSEMARY K. MULLEN
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 610-975-4092
Fax: 610-975-4200
Email: rmullen at lunar.nena.org
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
5 Radnor Corp. Ctr., Ste. 200
City: Radnor
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19087-4585
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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