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Title: Change in Glacier Surface Area in Glacier National Park, 1966–2015
Abstract: This map shows the change in surface area of all 37 named glaciers in Glacier National Park for 1966, 1998, 2005, and 2015. The glacier footprints for four different years are laid on top of each other: 2015 is red, 2005 and 1998 are shades of orange, and 1966 is yellow.
Purpose: These data were created to be used for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Change Indicators in the United States.
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Resource(Server) URL: https://www.epa.gov/climatechange
Download URL: https://geodata.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OAR_OAP/GlacierNationalPark/MapServer
Open/Close section Time Period of Content
Publication Date: 20180822
Progress: Completed
Frequency: annually
Open/Close section Date Range
Begin Date: 1966
End Date: 2015
Currentness: Publication date
Open/Close section Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -114.475516
East Bounding Longitude: -113.241977
North Bounding Latitude: 48.233688
South Bounding Latitude: 49.000971
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License http://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Access: None
Use: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currency and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated.
Open/Close section Theme Keywords
Theme Topics: climate
Open/Close section Contact Information
Originator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation
Person: Michael Kolian
Email: kolian.michael@epa.gov
Address Type: mailing and physical address
City: Washington
State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Telephone: (202) 343-9261
Open/Close section Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date Stamp: 2016-07-29
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998