Ecological Sections of Minnesota

This coverage provides information for all three levels of the Ecological Classification System (ECS): Provinces, Sections, and Subsections. The boundaries of the polygons of this coverage were derived from Land Type Association (LTA) delineations that were compiled from a visual/interpretive process using Topography, Wetlands, Surficial Geology, Soils, Landsat Imagery and Climatic conditions.

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Last Updated July 13, 2018, 10:02
Created December 19, 2014, 09:01
dsAccessConst None
dsCurrentRef The ECS polygons were delineated during part of the process of identifying Land Type Associations in 1997-1998 and are a refinement of the original ECS
dsMetadataUrl ftp://ftp.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_dnr/geos_ecological_class_system/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2018-07-13 02:26:22
dsOriginator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
dsPurpose This dataset can be used for a variety of planning activities and education.

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