Historical Vegetation of 1937 in and near the Umatilla NF

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Digitized from a photo of the original in the Forestry Department of the University Washington.
Publication_Date: 1937
Title: Historical Vegetation of 1937 in and near the Umatilla NF
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: \\166.6.137.78\e$\lib\gis\uma\VegHist_1937.gdb
Description:
Abstract:
A polygon cover classifying existing non-forest land types, agricultural zones, noncommercial forest types and timberland types for N.E. Oregon in 1937.
Purpose: For a recorded reference vegetation condition.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1937
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.519505
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -116.376055
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.052829
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 43.945029
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Umatilla GIS
Theme_Keyword: vegatation
Theme_Keyword: timber types
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: Umatilla GIS
Place_Keyword: N. E. Oregon
Access_Constraints: Read access only.
Use_Constraints:
Disclaimer: The Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forest cannot assure the reliability or suitability of this information for a particular purpose. Original data was compiled from various sources. Spatial information may not meet National Map Accuracy Standards. This information may be updated without notification. The user of this data will read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to use of the data. Data will not be used beyond the limits of the source scale. The data set is not a survey document and should not be utilized as such.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Dave Powell
Contact_Organization: Umatilla National Forest
Contact_Position: Forest Silviculturist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2517 S.W. Hailey Ave
City: Pendleton
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541-278-3852
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 541.278.3730
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dpowell@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 m-f
Contact_Instructions: email or phone
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.4.1420

Data_Quality_Information:
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Scale_Denominator: 253440
Type_of_Source_Media: Photo
Source_Contribution:
Mapped by Andrew and Cowlin 1937. Photo located at the forestry library of the University of Washington.
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Reprojected to Region 6 Albers NAD83 projection
Process_Date: March 2006
Process_Time: 1 min
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Andrew Lacey
Contact_Organization: CSA4 - GIS, Umaitilla NF
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2517 SW Hailey Ave
City: Pendleton
State_or_Province: Oregon
Postal_Code: 97801
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541.278.3976
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 541.278.3730
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: alacey@fs.fed.us
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Coverage Converted to a File geodatabase and renamed to region 6 naming convention. Database was compressed and compacted.
Process_Date: 3/27/2008
Process_Time: 1014
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Andrew Lacey
Contact_Organization: USDA-Forest Service, R6, DRM, CSA4, Data Services
Contact_Position: GIS Analsyt
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2517 SW Hailey Ave
City: Pendleton
State_or_Province: Oregon
Postal_Code: 97801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541.278.3976
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 541.278.3730
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: alacey@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 M-F
Contact_Instructions: Email or Phone

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
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Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
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SDTS_Terms_Description:
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
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Standard_Parallel: 43.000000
Standard_Parallel: 48.000000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.000000
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False_Easting: 600000.000000
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Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
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Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: VegHist_1937
Entity_Type_Definition:
Two non-forest types, three non-commercial types, and twenty timberland types.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: County level
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HVEG1937
Attribute_Definition: Forest type
Attribute_Definition_Source: County
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 01 Non-forest land
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Includes barrens, cities, natural grass areas, brush, desert, sand dunes, tide-flats, and agricultural areas with less than 10 percent of the area in woods.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 02 Agricultural zones
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Large areas of land used principally for agriculture but with some incidental wooded areas ordinarily too small and scattered to be mapped in place.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 03 Subalpine and certain noncommercial forests
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Includes areas at upper limits of tree growth, usually unmerchantable because of poor form and small size, and areas within the range of commercial timber types and below the limits of subalpine types, which are too rocky, steep, sterile, or swampy to produce a stand of commercial size, density, or quality.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 04 Lodgepole pine
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing more than 50 percent by volume of lodgepole or knobcone pine, usually almost pure. Includes all size and age classes.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 05 Juniper
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests composed principally of any species of juniper of any size class and degree of density. Occasionally includes small areas of ponderosa pine woodland.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 06 Douglas-fir, Old growth
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing over 60 percent old growth Douglas-fir regardless of size.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 07 Douglas-fir, Large second growth
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests, not yet mature, containing over 60 percent Douglas-fir where the majority of the volume is in tree 20 to 40 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 08 Douglas-fir, Small second growth
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Young forests containing over 60 percent Douglas-fir, in which most of the volume is in trees 6 to 20 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 09 Douglas-fir, Seedlings and saplings
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Very young forests containing over 60 percent Douglas-fir, in which most of the trees are 6 inches and under in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 10 Spruce-hemlock, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing over 50 percent by volume of either western hemlock or Sitka spruce, in which most of the volume is in trees over from 20 to 24 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 11 Spruce-hemlock-cedar, Small
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing over 50 percent by volume of either western hemlock, Sitka spruce, western red cedar, or Port Orford cedar, in which most of the volume is in trees under from 20 to 24 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 12 Cedar-redwood, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests of sawtimber size containing either 40 percent or more by volume of western red cedar, 20 percent of Port Orford cedar, or 80 percent of redwood, in which the majority of the volume is in trees over 24 inches to 30 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 13 Ponderosa pine, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing at least 50 percent by volume of ponderosa pine, sugar pine of Jeffrey pine, or all of them in combination, where the predominating trees are over about 22 inches in diameter (over about 150 or 200 years old), and where no material amount of the stand has ever been cut.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 14 Pure ponderosa pine, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing at least 80 percent by volume of ponderosa or Jeffrey pine, where the predominating trees are over about 22 inches in diameter (over about 150 or 200 years old), and where no material amount of the stand has ever been cut.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 15 Ponderosa pine, Small
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests containing at least 50 percent by volume of either ponderosa pine, sugar pine, or Jeffrey pine, or all of them in combination, where the majority of the volume is in immature trees ordinarily between 12 and 22 inches in diameter and amounts to more than 1,000 board feet per acres; such stands may consist either of (a) selectively cut stands of any age, or (b) uncut immature stands (so called "bull pine" stands, under 150 or 200 years old).
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 16 Ponderosa pine, seedlings, saplings, and/or poles
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests on old burns or heavily cut land where the majority of the trees under 12 inches in diameter are ponderosa pine and the stand of larger ponderosa pine, if any, amounts to less 1,000 board feet of sawtimber per acre.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 17 Pine mixture, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A mixed forest in which ponderosa pine comprises about 20 to 50 percent by volume, with a variable amount of western larch, white fir, Douglas-fir, white pine, and other species, where the majority of the volume is in trees over 12 inches in diameter and where no material amount of cutting has been done.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 18 Pine mixture, Small
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A mixed forest where 20 to 50 percent of the dominant trees are ponderosa pine and are less than 12 inches in diameter.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 19 Balsam firs, mountain hemlock, and upper slope types, Large
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests in which either noble fir, silver fir, Shasta red fir, white fir, mountain hemlock or occasionally western hemlock, western larch, Engelmann spruce, or any combination of these species, comprise over 50 percent of the volume of the stand. Small amounts of alpine fir, Douglas-fir, lodgepole pine, white pine, and occasionally other species, may also be found in mixture. Commonly found on upper slopes of the mountain ranges. The majority of the dominant trees are over about 16 inches in diameter where this type is used west of the summit of the Cascade Range and over 12 inches in diameter east of the summit of the Cascade Range.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 20 Balsam firs, mountain hemlock, and upper slope types, Small
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests with the same species combination as in type 19, where most of the dominant trees are under about 16 inches in diameter west of the summit of the Cascade Range and under 12 inches east of the summit ot the Cascade Range.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 21 Handwoods--Alder,ash, maple
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests in which alder, ash, maple, cottonwood, or myrtle predominate, of any size and age class.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 22 Hardwood--Oak, madrone
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Forests composed of approximately 60 percent or more of any species of oak (including tan oak) or madrone, or any combination of them, of any size class.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 23 Recent cut-overs
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Areas clean-cut since January 1920, regardless of the status of regeneration. Used only for that part of Oregon and Washington west of the summit of the Cascade Range.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 24 Nonrestocked cut-overs
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
West of the summit of the Cascade Range includes areas clean-cut prior to 1920, which are less than 10 percent restocked and are not put to other than forest use. East of the summit of the Cascade Range includes areas logged over at any time, which are less than 10 percent restocked.
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 25 Deforested burns
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Lands not cut over on which the stand has been killed by fire, and which are less than 10 percent restocked.
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Andrew Lacey
Contact_Organization: Umatilla NF
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2517 SW Hailey Ave.
City: Pendleton
State_or_Province: Oregon
Postal_Code: 97801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541.278.3976
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 541.278.3730
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: alacey@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 M-F
Contact_Instructions: Email or phone
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Metadata_Review_Date: 3/28/2008
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Contact_Person: Andrew Lacey
Contact_Organization: Umatilla National Forest
Contact_Position: Forest GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2517 S.W. Hailey Ave
City: Pendleton
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541-278-3716
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Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: alacey@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 m-f
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