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Publication Details

Title:
U.S. Forest Service national riparian areas base map for the conterminous United States in 2019 Data publication contains GIS data
Author(s):
Abood, Sinan A.; Spencer, Linda; Wieczorek, Michael;
Publication Year:
2022
How to Cite:
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Abood, Sinan A.; Spencer, Linda; Wieczorek, Michael. 2022. U.S. Forest Service national riparian areas base map for the conterminous United States in 2019. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2019-0030
Abstract:
This metadata record describes 10-meter raster riparian areas for 50-year flood heights for the conterminous United States in 2019. Fifty-year flood heights were estimated using U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) stream gage information. NHDPlus version 2.1 was used as the hydrologic framework to delineate riparian areas. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wetland Inventory and USGS 10-meter digital elevation models were also used in processing these data.

Keywords:
inlandWaters; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; riparian areas; 50-year flood height; wetlands; 10-meter DEM; digital elevation model; National Water Information System; conterminous United States
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