Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER - GIS Data and Maps
GIS Data and Maps


FCE Maps

Includes maps showing the location of FCE LTER sites at various resolutions, as well as other maps. Complete accuracy of maps cannot be guaranteed. All maps are made available "as is". The Florida Coastal Everglades LTER shall not be liable for damages resulting from any use or misinterpretation of maps.


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  • Interactive Everglades Map

    Interactive Everglades Map
    Create your own map, search for FCE LTER project and site information, and download GIS layers. The interactive map includes all of the layers listed under 'Everglades GIS Layers' to the left.

    Interactive Map




    Vegetation Map and Digital Database of South Florida's National Park Service Lands

    Interactive map information:
    Vegetation (original)   (Display scale range = 1:10,000 - 1:100,000)
    The vegetation shapefiles described below were reprojected to UTM, Zone 17, WGS 84 using ArcToolbox 8.3.
    Vegetation (generalized to 30m)   (Display scale range = 1:100,000 - 1:750,000)
    The vegetation shapefiles described below were reprojected to UTM, Zone 17, WGS 84 using ArcToolbox 8.3 and generalized to 30m in ArcView 3.3 using the Point & Polyline Tools v1.2 extension.

    Downloadable layer information
    Source(s): Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, Department of Geography at The University of Georgia, South Florida Natural Resources Center at Everglades National Park
    Projection: UTM, NAD83, GRS80
    Scale: 1:15,000 Year:    1999  
    Format: shapefile, polygon
    Metadata: uga_vegetation_html.zip (886 KB, 89 files)
    uga_vegetation_xml.zip (959 KB, 89 files)
    Sample metadata file - Panther Mound
    Download:
    ( 108MB )
    The Vegetation Map and Digital Database of South Florida's National Park Service Lands includes 89 shapefiles corresponding to USGS 7.5 minute quadrangles.

    The Everglades Vegetation Classification System table includes the vegetation classes used in the shapefiles. You can also find this information in the Entity/Attribute section of each metadata file.
    Thumbnail of Vegetation Map and Digital Database of South Florida's National Park Service Lands


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