Information Resources and Technology Management


Data Layer: FWS Habitat Conservation Plan Spatial Data Specifications

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Name
FWS Habitat Conservation Plan Spatial Data Specifications
Description
Draft specifications and procedures to standardize the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of Habitat Conservation Plan spatial data by the Service.
Source

FWS Habitat Conservation Plan Spatial Data Specifications.  2016, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program, Office of Program Support, ECOS Program, Fort Collins, CO, 23 pp.


Historical Data For information on past versions of this standard, contact the National Data Administrator, Branch of Geospatial and Data Services, Division of Information Resources and Technology Management.
Reference(s)

Habitat Conservation Plan File Geodatabase Data Dictionary.  2015, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Environmental Conservation Online Home Page – online maps, map information and more.
Use Instructions

The standard provides guidance on the following topics:

  • Spatial Data Content
  • Spatial Data Update Procedures
  • Spatial Data Submission Format
  • File Geodatabase Component Requirements
  • File Geodatabase Naming Conventions
  • File Geodatabase Data Attributes
  • File Geodatabase Projection
  • File Geodatabase Metadata Requirements
The file geodatabase template and metadata are recommended for creating habitat conservation plan data.

Service personnel will use the Service's Habitat Conservation Plan Spatial Data Specifications for creation of habitat conservation plan data.
Tools

User Guide; Creating and Editing Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) Geospatial Data in the ESRI ArcMap Environment.  2015, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 7 pp.

Instructions for Updating File Geodatabase Domain Lists.  2015, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2 pp..
Phase
Adopted
Approval Date
December 8, 2016
Validation Date
December 8, 2016
Data Steward John Swords, ECOS Program Manager.

 


Last updated: December 8, 2016