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Title of Listing:
|National Wetlands Inventory|
|US Department of the Interior-DOI, Directories, All Listings|
The National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) plans, directs, coordinates, and monitors the gathering, analysis, dissemination, and evaluation of information relating to the location, quantity, and ecological importance of the Nation's wetlands. NWI develops technically sound and comprehensive information on the characteristics and extent of wetland resources in the United States. The NWI has many products that may be downloaded from its World Wide Web site. The following list of directories contain products that may be of value:
dlgdata - All available NWI 7.5' quad maps that have been digitized and converted to dlg (digital line graph) format.
maps - Status and ordering information about NWI products. An explanation of NWI map codes and new additions to on-line dlgdata work areas in progress for digital wetlands data.
metadata - The NWI metadata file in ASCII and WordPerfect formats. Information in the files is applicable to all NWI digital wetlands data files and is in accordance with FGDC Content Standards for Geospatial Metadata.
samples - 14 sample quads in dlg, dxf, moss, grass, and arc formats along with acreage summaries for each quad.
software - Amls and smls for converting NWI dlg files to ArcInfo, unzipping software, parsing software and a public domain version of tar for MS-DOS.
ecology - National and Regional plant lists that occur in wetlands.
Free Download, Conservation, Wetlands, Plants, Ecology
|U.S. Dept. of Interior (DOI), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), National Wetlands Inventory (NWI)|
|507 National Center|
|Reston ||NWI ||(703) 358-2161 |
|To Order Maps||(800) 872-6277 |
|DOI Information Center||(202) 208-3100 |
|United States |