Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:Vegetation201606
Entity_Type_Definition:
Vegetation data by compartment/stand on the ANF.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
NRIS FSVeg Spatial Data Dictionary, Geodatabase Schema 5.0, 2/2011, USDA Forest Service
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:FID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SHAPE
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:STAND_ID
Attribute_Definition:
RegionForestDistrictCompartmentStand
0919DDCCCCSSS
Attribute_Definition_Source:
NRIS FSVeg
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:DISTRICT_N
Attribute_Definition:
District number
Attribute_Definition_Source:
USDA Forest Service, Allegheny National Forest
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:02
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Marienville Ranger District
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:03
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Bradford Ranger District
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:NUM_EXAMS
Attribute_Definition:
Number of stand exams linked to a particular stand
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:USGS_ANDER
Attribute_Definition:
USGS Anderson level 1 land use code
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:0
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Unknown
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Urban or Built-Up Land - areas of intensive use with much of the land covered by structures
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:2
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Agriculture Land - used primarily for production of food and fiber
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:3
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Rangeland - potential natural vegetation is predominantly grasses, grasslike plants, forbs, or shrubs and where natural herbivory an was an important influence in it's pre-civilization state
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:4
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forest Land - tree-crown area density of 10 percent or more, stocked with trees capable of producting timber or other wood products, exert an influence of the climate or water regime
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:5
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Water - delineation of water areas depends on the scale of data presentation and scale and resolution characteristics of the remote sensor data used for interpretation of land use and land cover
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:6
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Wetland - areas where the water table is at, near, or above the land surface for a significant part of most years
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:7
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Barren Land - land of limited ability to support life and in which less than one-third of the area has vegetation or other cover (thin soil, sand, rocks)
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:USGS_AND_1
Attribute_Definition:
United States Geological Survey land use/land cover code
Not always populated on the ANF
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:12
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Commercial and Services
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:13
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Industrial
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:14
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Transportation, Communications, Utilities
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:15
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Industrial and Commercial Complexes
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:17
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Other Urban or Built-up Land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:31
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Herbaceous Rangeland
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:32
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Shrub and Brush Rangeland
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:33
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Mixed Rangeland
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:41
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Deciduous Forest Land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:42
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Evergreen Forest Land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:43
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Mixed Forest Land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:51
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Streams and Canals
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:52
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Lakes
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:53
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Reservoirs
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:61
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forested Wetlands
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:72
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Beaches
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:74
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Bare Exposed Rock
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:75
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Strip Mine Quarries and Gravel Pits
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:ACRES_MANU
Attribute_Definition:
Stand acres
Attribute_Definition_Source:
USDA Forest Service, Allegheny National Forest
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:ACRES
Attribute_Definition:
Acres within the stand, calculated by ArcGIS
Attribute_Definition_Source:
USDA Forest Service, Allegheny National Forest
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:EV_CODE
Attribute_Definition:
Existing site vegetation code
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Standards for Data and Data Structures Handbook WO Amendment 6609.15-93-1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:EV_NAME
Attribute_Definition:
Dominant vegetation layers and species from the uppermost canopy layer and including up to four additional layers of vegetation
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Standards for Data and Data Structures Handbook WO Amendment 6609.15-93-1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:BASAL_AREA
Attribute_Definition:
Cross-sectional area of the stem or stems of a plant or of all plants in a stand, generally expresses as square units per unit area.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Standards for Data and Data Structures Handbook WO Amendment 6609.15-93-1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SITE_INDEX
Attribute_Definition:
Species used to obtain Site Index
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SITE_IND_1
Attribute_Definition:
Expression of forest site quality based on the height of the dominant stand at an arbitrarily chosen age.
Attribute_Definition_Source:

                  
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:YEAR_OF_OR
Attribute_Definition:
Calendar year the stand was planted or created
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:STAND_AGE
Attribute_Definition:
Current year minus the year of origin
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:NFS_LAND_C
Attribute_Definition:
National Forest System land class code
Attribute_Definition_Source:
FSH 2409.13
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:100
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Water
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:200
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Non-forested land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:300
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Withdrawn from timber production
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:500
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Suitable timber land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:600
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Suitable - other emphasis than timber
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:630
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Recreational emphasis
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:650
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Wildlife emphasis
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:660
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Soil and water conservation
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:670
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:675
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Reporting gypsy moth
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:700
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Marginal forest land
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:710
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
No restocking less than or equal to 5 years
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:720
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Irreversible resource damage likely to occur
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:740
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Adequate response information lacking
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:800
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Unsuitable for timber product
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:801
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:810
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value:820
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Minimum management level
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:DBH
Attribute_Definition:
Diameter at Breast Height - measure at breast height, outside bard, of the tree bole, perpendicular to the tree bole
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:TPA
Attribute_Definition:
Number of live trees per acre in the stand
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:STOCKING_P
Attribute_Definition:
An indication of the number of trees in a stand as compared to the desirable number for best growth and management, as a percent.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:PURPOSE_CO
Attribute_Definition:
Code that represents the reason for the survey.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:EXAM_SAMPL
Attribute_Definition:
Age of sampled data
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:CompStand
Attribute_Definition:
Compartment Stand
CCCSSS format
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SHAPE_Leng
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SHAPE_Area
Attribute_Definition:
Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
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Distributor:
Contact_Information:
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Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing and physical address
Address:
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State_or_Province:Pennsylvania
Postal_Code:16802
Country:United States
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