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Descriptive nameBiotic Communities
File namebio_asu
Spatial domainArizona
Abstractbio_asu displays the Arizona portion of a biotic communities shapefile, asu_bio, spanning most of North America. The data for asu_bio was generated by an ASU researcher, http://www.canotia.org/volumes/CANOTIA_2007_Vol3_1_Brown_et_al.pdf
Known errors/qualificationsbio_asu is the portion of asu_bio clipped to the boundary of the state of Arizona. Fields with area or perimeter data have been recalculated to the clipped value.
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 130
Thumbnail Map bio_asu.pdf PDF file format   (667,651 bytes, PDF created 07/19/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Rectificationunknown
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationPima County Regional Flood Control
Source contactKenneth Maits
Source document or file nameasu_bio
Source date20150805
Source scale 1:1,000,000
Source formatShape
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
20150811
Last data update byLinda Coon
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2021-04-05  11:15 PM - Enterprise GDB
  2021-04-05  11:15 PM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
Lineage08/05/2015 - asu_bio was reprojected to NAD83 HARN
08/07/2015 - bio_asu was created by clipping asu_bio to the state of Arizona boundary
08/11/2015 - Fields with area or perimeter data were recalculated
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byKenneth Maits
Pima County ITD GIS contactLinda Coon
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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