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GLGIS Data Structure

data: tabular and spatial (i.e., GIS) data
  base_political: base and political data
    areas_of_interest
  images
  intl_boundaries
  lake_access
  lake_units
    land_units
    military
    protected_areas
    research_stations
    steward_owner
    transportation
    tribal_first_nation
    utilities
  biological: biological data
    amphibians
    benthos
    birds
    fish
    insects
    invasives
    mussels
    reptiles
    snails
    various_spp
    zooplankton
  classifications: classification data
    aqua_ecoregions
    drain_units
    fish_habitat
    inland_lakes
    landtype_assoc
    nearshore
    shoreline
    site_region
    terr_ecoregions
    valley_segments
  environmental: environmental data
    AOCs
    contaminants
    impaired_waters
    mines
    nutrients
  physical: physical data
    aquifers
    bathymetry
    climate
    Darcy
    dunes
    geology
    ice_data
    inland_lakes
    islands
    land_cover_use
    shoreline
    soil
    substrate
    temperature
    topography
    tributary_barriers
    tributaries
    water_parameters
    watersheds
    wave_data
    wetlands
mini_projects: directories that are comprehensive with respect to a particular research question
  le
  lh
  lm
    lm_CHS_CWT_analysis
    lm_envt_objectives
    lm_species_diversity
    MI_downstream_dams
  lo
  ls
project_files: pre-manufactured ArcMap documents (with appropriate symbology) that aid in exporing data related to a particular theme or region or, alternatively, serve as a template for a figure
  le
    base_political
    biological
    classifications
    environmental
    physical
  lh
  lm
  lo
  ls
support_documents: support documentation
  fact_sheets: informative Fact Sheets that have been developed for each lake
  feedback: forms for offering feedback or reporting errors
  html: all HTML documents related to the web page/User Guide **Please do not modify!**
  inventory: searchable log of all data in the GLGIS
  standards: documents that relate to project standards
    boundaries: files related to chosen boundaries
    projections: files related to the GLGIS projection files, as well as commonly used projections in the Great Lakes region
   

 

 



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