Dataset Name

Canopy cover, Gulkana Quadrangle

Bibliographic Reference

Hubbard, T.D., Braun, M.L., Westbrook, R.E., and Gallagher, P.E., 2012, High-resolution lidar data for infrastructure corridors, Gulkana Quadrangle, Alaska, in Hubbard, T.D., Koehler, R.D., and Combellick, R.A., High-resolution lidar data for Alaska infrastructure corridors: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2011-3O.

Table of Contents

Layer Name: metadata
Layer Description: metadata files, read me files and reports

Layer Name: canopy_cover
Layer Description: canopy cover

Supplemental Information

This metadata file has been written to document and describe, as a whole, all of the canopy cover files generated for this project. The canopy cover download package also includes the original metadata provided by Watershed Sciences, Inc. These metadata files may provide additional useful information that is specific to each file. The metadata files provided by Watershed Sciences, Inc. have not been reviewed for accuracy or compliance with FGDC standards. In addition to information found in the metadata files, specific information about accuracy and quality of lidar data can be found in quality control reports provided by DOGAMI and delivery reports provided by Watershed Sciences. Individual reports were provided for each delivery set and have been combined by DGGS into comprehensive quality control and delivery reports. These documents are organized according to how data were delivered to DGGS. A description of how information pertaining to downloadable files can be found in the quality control and delivery reports is located in the directory with the reports. The DGGS metadata standard extends the FGDC standard to also include several elements that are required to facilitate our internal data management. These elements relate individual data items to a common dataset. This dataset describes a single layer titled:
 >canopy_cover canopy cover


Metadata is the data about the data and answers "Who, what, when, where, how and why?" about the dataset. Please see the DGGS Metadata README page for information about our metadata.

Use Constraints

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Distribution Contact Information

Metadata Manager
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
3354 College Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3707
Phone Number: (907)451-5020
Fax Number: (907)451-5050