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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "National Atlas: Biology Data" (Dates Vary)
 
Description: The National Atlas provides hundreds of Geospatial data layers for download or online mapping. Most of the layers are produced by US Federal agencies, and are public domain, with no restrictions on use or sharing.

As of January, 2010, within the Biology category, the following layer(s) are listed:

  • Amphibian Distributions
  • Bat Ranges
  • Breeding Bird Survey Route Locations
  • Butterfly Occurrence
  • Ecoregions - Bailey
  • Ecoregions - Omernik
  • Forest Cover Types
  • Forest Fragmentation - Causes 1 Kilometer Resolution
  • Forest Fragmentation - Causes 270 Meter Resolution
  • Forest Fragmentation - Causes 540 Meter Resolution
  • Forest Fragmentation - Classification
  • Invasive Species - Africanized Honey Bees
  • Invasive Species - Chinese Privet, Ligustrum sinense
  • Invasive Species - Common Gorse, Ulex europaeus
  • Invasive Species - Leafy Spurge, Euphorbia esula
  • Invasive Species - Purple Loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria
  • Invasive Species - Tallowtree, Triadica sebifera
  • Invasive Species - Zebra Mussel Distribution
  • Land Cover 1 Kilometer Resolution
  • Land Cover 200 Meter Resolution
  • Land Cover Diversity
  • Moth Occurrence
  • National Fire Plan - Hazardous Fuels Reduction Program 2004
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1990
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1991
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1992
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1993
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1994
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1995
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1996
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1997
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1998
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 1999
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2000
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2001
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2002
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2003
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2004
  • Vegetation Growth - Average: 2005
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1990
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1991
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1992
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1993
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1994
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1995
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1996
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1997
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1998
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 1999
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2000
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2001
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2002
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2003
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2004
  • Vegetation Growth - Peak: 2005
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2000 - Mosquito Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2000 - Sentinel Flock Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2000 - Veterinary Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2000 - Wild Bird Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2001 - Mosquito Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2001 - Sentinel Flock Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2001 - Veterinary Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2001 - Wild Bird Cases
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, 2002-2004
  • Wildlife Mortality: Avian Botulism
  • Wildlife Mortality: Avian Cholera
  • Wildlife Mortality: Avian Lead Poisoning
  • Wildlife Mortality: Frequency Data
  • Wildlife Mortality: Organophosphate / Carbamate Poisoning

For the most up to date version of these data, go to National Atlas Map Layers to read the full data descriptions and download the compressed data files.

Also, see NCSU Libraries Guide to National Atlas Data for information about other National Atlas data categories, older archived data versions, and file de-compression.


 
Keywords and Themes: Africanized Honeybee, Amphibians, Avian Botulism, Avian Cholera, Avian Lead Poisoning, Bats, Biology, Birds, Butterflies, Chinese Privet, Common Grouse, Ecoregions, Fire, Forests, Invasive Species, Land Use and Land Cover (LULC), Leafy Spurge, Moths, National Atlas, National Fire Plan, Purple Loosestrife, Shellfish, Tallowtree, Vegetation, West Nile Virus, Wildlife Mortality, Zebra Mussel
 
Filename Prefix: varies
FTP Download (NCSU Affiliates only):   
Download Instructions: In the ftp window that opens, search for and save locally all files with the above Filename Prefix.  
Map Drive and FTP Help
Mapped Drive Folder: /natatlas/
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Data Type:
Feature Type: Varies
Coordinate System: Geographic Coordinates
Datum: NAD 83Map Units: Decimal Degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: Varies

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Collection Name: National Atlas
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Distribution Restrictions: PUBLIC DOMAIN

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Record ID: 3351_NatlAtl