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Metadata Summary: 2009 Land-Use and Land-Cover

Dataset Type: GIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data Source: 2009 Land-Use and Land-Cover
Number of Water Resources Sampled: Unknown
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): SWFWMD_2009_LULC
Description of Datasource: 2009 land use/cover features categorized according to the Florida Land Use and Cover Classification System (FLUCCS). The features were photointerpreted were photointerpreted at 1:8,000 using 2009 1- ft and 6-inch color infrared (CIR) digital aerial photographs. This data layer was created to illustrate the different land uses in the Southwest Florida Water Management District as seen in 2009. On the Atlas this data is used to calculate land use and wetland percentages for watersheds.
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Manual transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Annually
Data Current on Atlas as of: 6/6/2011

Disclaimer/Use Constraints: These data were not collected under the supervision of a licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper. Use of these data requires a general understanding of GIS.

Custodian Information:
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Mapping and GIS Section

Contact Name: GIS Staff
Contact Phone: (352) 796-7211 x4210
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