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 You selected the area Lower Garcia / Estuary and the topic Map: 1E USFS Riparian Veg Size, Lower Garcia / Estuary Sub-basin  
This is a map of vegetation size data within 90-meter riparian buffer zones in the Lower Garcia / Estuary sub-basin. The tree size classifications were derived from Landsat multi-spectral images taken in 1994. Stand conditions are accurately represented at the one hectare scale so may miss individual trees or narrow riparian buffers less than a hectare. The lower Garcia meanders through dairy farms and grasslands, which register as non-forest, but may have substantial small willow buffers. Riparian restoration in the years since 1994 has led to an increase in riparian vegetation along the lower mainstem Garcia River, but this is not shown in the 1994 image. Data were provided by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Remote Sensing Lab, in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry. Available layers include Vegetation Size, Topographic Map, Grayscale Hillshade, and Change in Vegetation (1994-1998). Scale = 1:73,245 .

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Name of Layer in Map LegendMetadata File Name
Sub-basins (w/ labels) subbasins.shp.txt
Change in Vegetation (1994-98)(TIFF) vegchg.tif.txt
USFS Riparian Veg Size (1994)(TIFF) vegsizebuf.tif.txt
USFS Vegetation Size (1994)(TIFF) vegsize.tif.txt
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Topo Map (1:24k scale)(USGS) Unavailable
Grayscale Hillshade (TIFF) grayscale_light.tif.txt
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