Metadata Summary

SWFWMD Seagrass Beds

Datasource Information

Dataset TypeGIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data SourceSWFWMD Seagrass Beds
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset)SWFWMD_SEAGRASS
Description of DatasourceThe Southwest Florida Water Management District maintains data for seagrass beds and related features found within Clearwater Harbor, Tampa Bay, Sarasota Bay, Lemon Bay and Charlotte Harbor. A method of photo-interpretation is used to identify seagrass beds from 1:24,000 scale natural color aerial photography. The final results are a geographic information system (GIS) dataset that shows the location of seagrass beds within a given area.
Method of Transferring Data to the AtlasManual transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the AtlasBi-Annually
Date of Most Recent Data Transfer6/14/2013
Disclaimer/Use ConstraintsThese data were not collected under the supervision of a licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper. Use of these data requires a general understanding of GIS.

Custodian Information

Agency Name Southwest Florida Water Management District
Mapping and GIS Section
Contact NameGIS Staff
Contact Phone (352) 796-7211 x4210
Contact Email data.maps@watermatters.org
Contact URL https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/resources/data-maps/gis-maps-survey