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Lake Tahoe, USA Riparian Assessment: Ground Cover Classification
Entry ID: LT_Ground_H2O

Abstract: The Lake Tahoe Riparian Assessment interpreted the 1996 digital
image files to classify ground cover in the 14 riparian
corridors. Ground cover was classified in the following categories:
coniferous, deciduous, thick herbaceous, thin herbaceous, upland
herbaceous, bare ground, rocks, burnt ground, shadow, flooded meadow
and water. In addition to the ArcInfo coverage files, a table
describing the ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Homepage of the Lake Tahoe Basin Riparian Assessment. Information
about the assessment is provided here as well as sample imagery results.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.33   S: 38.7   E: -119.85   W: -120.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paul Tueller, Sherm Swanson, Anya Butts, Michael Ayers
Dataset Title: Lake Tahoe Riparian Assessment: Ground Cover Classification
Dataset Release Date: 1998-07-01
Dataset Publisher: Lake Tahoe Conservancy
Data Presentation Form: GIS Map
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
Access Constraints Public
Use Constraints Non-Commercial Use Only
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Tahoe Conservancy, Resources Agency, California Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: jreiner at
Contact Address:
CA Tahoe Conservancy
2161 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Suite 2
Postal Code: 96150
Country: USA
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-22