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USFS Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

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Descriptive nameUSFS Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment
File namecc_vuln
Spatial domainEastern Pima County
AbstractCC_VULN is the result of an all-lands vulnerability assessment for major upland ecosystems of AZ and NM (Triepke 2016). Based on the anticipated effects of climate and uncharacteristic drought to site potential, the vulnerability of individual plant communities was identified by the level of future climate departure from the climate envelope for given ecosystem types. The CCVA was an ecosystems approach to predicting vulnerability based on climate projections at the year 2090. Much of the underpinning knowledge and geography of vegetation-climate relationships stems from the Terrestrial Ecological Unit Inventory of the USFS Southwestern Region (USDA Forest Service 1986, Winthers et al. 2005).
Known errors/qualifications
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 4
Thumbnail Map cc_vuln.pdf PDF file format   (2,489,820 bytes, PDF created 07/19/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationU.S. Forest Service
Source contact
Source document or file name
Source date20200121
Source scale
Source formatGrid
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
Last data update byMike List
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2020-10-28  10:56 PM - Enterprise GDB
  2020-10-28  10:37 PM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
LineageThe source raster was downloaded, clipped to Pima County, reprojected, and converted to polygons.
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byMike List
Pima County ITD GIS contactMike List
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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