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Current Distributions of Selected Amphibians in New York State (Shapefile : 2002)
MapsheetNew York State State
ProviderNational Atlas
FormatShapefile .shp
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Datumnot available
Publication date 2002
Date added or updated not specified
DescriptionAbstract
This data set portrays the distribution of 10 selected amphibians in New York State, based on historical literature and museum records from current and historical sources. The amphibians included are northern cricket frog, American toad, Cope's gray treefrog, gray treefrog, eastern newt, eastern red-backed salamander, northern two-lined salamander, mudpuppy, western lesser siren, and spring peeper.
Purpose
These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the national level, and for large regional areas. The data should be displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:2,000,000-scale data. No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data.
Supplemental Information
To create maps that are similar to the maps in the National Atlas <http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/natlasstart.asp>, amphibt.dbf can be joined to the 2000 county boundaries available from the National Atlas download page, <http://nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html>. For more information please visit the following sites: U.S. Amphibians Distribution Maps: <http://nova.bsuvc.bsu.edu/~mlannoo/>; North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP) web site: <http://www.mp1-pwrc.usgs.gov/amphibs.html>; North American Reporting Center for Amphibian Malformations: <http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/narcam/>; and FrogWeb: Amphibian Declines & Deformities: <http://www.frogweb.gov/>
Topicsbiota, environment
File size17 kilobytes
Use constraintsNone. Acknowledgment of the primary sources used to acquire these data and (or) the National Atlas of the United States of America is appreciated in products derived from these data.
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