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Archived Submerged Aquatic Vegetation - SAV 2013: Maryland

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This is a MD iMAP hosted service. Find more information on http://imap.maryland.gov. The 2013 Chesapeake Bay SAV Coverage was mapped from 1:24,000 black and white aerial photography to assess water quality in the Bay. Each area of SAV was interpreted from the rectified photography and classified into one of four density classes by the percentage of cover. The SAV beds were entered into an SDE GIS fetaure class using the quality control procedures documented below. The dataset contains all SAV areas that were identified from the areas flown. Some areas that are presumed to contain no SAV were not flown. Some small beds, particularly along narrow tributaries may not have been distinguishable on the aerial photography.
Collection:
ArcGIS Open Data
Place:
Maryland, United States
Subject:
Biota
Year:
2013
Contributed by:
Maryland
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