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Piney Point Tract Maps

Picture of Indian River Bay

Overview of Vegetation Community/Land Cover Maps

Maps used in the analysis of the changes in the Piney Point Tract of Assawoman Wildlife Area are below (Figures 1-4).  Vegetation Community names follow the Guide to Delaware Vegetation Communities/Land Covers¹, which closely follows the US National Vegetation Classification System.  Tidal water features follow the Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS)².  Larger versions of the maps are in the attachments at the bottom of the page. Request shapefiles at robcoxe@baccharisconsulting.com

1937 Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Maps

                Figure 1.  1937 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2002 Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2002 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

                 Figure 2.  2002 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2007 Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2007 Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map of the Piney Point Tract

                      Figure 3.  2007 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2012 Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

2012 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

                Figure 4.  2012 Piney Point Tract Vegetation Community/Land Cover Map

 

Credits

1- Coxe, Robert.  2017.  Guide to Delaware Vegetation Communities and Land Covers.  Baccharis Consulting LLC.

2- Federal Geographic Data Committee.  2012.  Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard.  FGDC-STD-018-2012

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