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Geoecology: County-Level Environmental Data for the United States, 1941-1981
Entry ID: geoecology_R1_656_1


Summary
Abstract: The Geoecology database is a compilation of environmental data for the period 1941 to 1981. The Geoecology database contains selected data on terrain and soils, water resources, forestry, vegetation, agriculture, land use, wildlife, air quality, climate, natural areas, and endangered species. Data on selected human population characteristics are also included to complement the environmental files. Data represent the conterminous United States at the county level. These historical data are provided as a source of 1970s baseline environmental conditions for the United States.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 49.38 S: 24.5  E: -66.95  W: -124.76

Data Set Citation
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1941-01-01
Stop Date: 1981-12-31


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >SULFUR OXIDES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >ENDANGERED SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER    [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >PRECIPITATION INDICES    [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >TEMPERATURE INDICES
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >ENERGY PRODUCTION/USE    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION ESTIMATES    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL CLASSIFICATION    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >SEDIMENTARY ROCKS >COAL    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Platform
COMPUTERS    [Information]


Instrument
Computer >Computer


Project
Vegetation >Vegetation Collection    [Information]


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC)    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://daac.ornl.gov/

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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15



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