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  • Title:
    Public and private forest ownership in the conterminous United States: distribution of six ownership types - geospatial dataset Data publication contains GIS data
    Author(s):
    Hewes, Jaketon H.; Butler, Brett J.; Liknes, Greg C.; Nelson, Mark D.; Snyder, Stephanie A.
    Publication Year:
    2014
    How to Cite:
    Appropriate use includes coarse-scale assessment of forest ownership patterns. These data were collected using funding from the U.S. Government and can be used without additional permissions or fees. If you use these data in a publication, presentation, or other research product please use the citation below when citing the data product:
    Hewes, Jaketon H.; Butler, Brett J.; Liknes, Greg C.; Nelson, Mark D.; Snyder, Stephanie M. 2014. Public and private forest ownership in the conterminous United States: distribution of six ownership types - geospatial dataset. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2014-0002
    Abstract:
    This data publication contains raster data depicting the spatial distribution of forest ownership types in the conterminous United States circa 2009. The data are a modeled representation of forest land by ownership type, and include three types of public ownership: federal, state, and local, as well as three types of private: family (includes individuals and families), corporate, and other private (includes conservation and natural resource organizations, unincorporated partnerships and associations, and Native American tribal lands).

    Keywords:
    forest ownership; forest land; non-forest; owner types; public; private; corporate; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Resource inventory; Environment and People; Impact of people on environment; boundaries; environment; planningCadastre; United States of America; lower 48; contiguous; conterminous; CONUS
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