This data publication contains the data and shapefiles used in Potts, et al. (2004) The Changing Midwest Assessment: land cover, natural resources, and people. GTR-NC-250 from the North Central Research Station. The Midwest is defined to include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. The fifteen geospatial data sets included in this data publication describe: state boundaries, county boundaries, land cover, forests (acreage, ownership, tree size class data), wildlife indicator species (white-tailed deer, Henslow's sparrow, northern cardinal, and wood thrush), and the social landscape (income, housing, and population). The data describe conditions from 1980 to 2000.
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POLYGON ((-97.516864 49.513434, -81.573502 49.513434, -81.573502 35.789856, -97.516864 35.789856))
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covers the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin in the USA
USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station
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January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2000
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Lietz, Sue M.
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005:059 - Department of Agriculture - Management Activities
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005:96 - Forest Service