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Tongass National Forest, SizeDensity, 2014

This data represents the output of the Size Density Model which classifies vegetation into 7 categories. This dataset is a derived data set using Tongass National Forest Covertypes, Tongass National Forest Hydric Soils, NWI Hydric Soils, and Aspect. They ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:23:20 -0900

Tongass National Forest, Riparian Management Areas (RMA), 2013

This feature class contains polygons which depict Riparian Management Areas on the Tongass National Forest. The script is in T:\FS\Reference\GeoTool\r10_tnf\ToolboxDelineation of the Riparian Management Area (RMA).The GIS polygon layer that depicts the To...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:09:20 -0900

Tongass National Forest, CoverType, 2014

CoverType is a photo-interpreted delineation of the Tongass National Forest by land type and timber cover type. Classification of lands was done sequentially: 1) land and water identified; 2) forested and non-forested areas were identified; 3) forested ar...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:03:21 -0900

Tongass National Forest, ActivityPolygon, 2014

Depicts the area of activities within or in close proximity to an administrative unit. The ActivityPolygon layer is updated for new treatment units and will display the gross boundary of the unit as well as the retained sub-units. Units being managed by t...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:58:09 -0900

Tongass National Forest Soil Inventory, 2014

This data is a digital soil survey developed for the Tongass National Forest as well as some state and private lands in Southeast Alaska. Data was created from soil map units drawn by US Forest Service soil scientists using aerial photographs, soil invent...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:17:46 -0900

Tongass National Forest, Threatened, Endangered, Sensitive Plants, 2014

Threatened, Endangered, and Sensitive Plant All Occurrence (TESP_OccurenceAll) feature class includes all Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive Plant sites collected by the National TESP Inventory Protocol. Includes most recent observations of a site as we...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:27:13 -0900

Tongass National Forest, Invasive Plant Inventory, 2014

The All Invasive Plants (InvasivePlantAll) feature class contains all the Invasive Plant Infestation polygons collected by the National Invasive Plant Inventory Protocol. Includes most recent as well as historic observations. Includes Site ID, Plant code,...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:26:46 -0900

Roads With Core Attributes

A route feature stores the spatial locations (geography) of the road. These feature classes have an (M) value or measure on their vertices. A route system depicts all roads within or in close proximity to an administrative unit. A road is a motor vehicle ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:33:49 -0900

Non-Routed Trails

This feature class consists of the trail not routed on the Tongass National Forest. A route feature stores the spatial locations (geography) of the trail.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:33:20 -0900

Non-routed Other Roads

Non-routed roads are roads not included in the Tongass National Forest Travel Atlas or are part of National Forest System roads including State roads, county roads, city roads, private roads, planned roads, and decommissioned temporary roads. This data is...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:32:53 -0900