Accession Number:

AD0787258

Title:

A User-Accessed Computer Information System for Environmentally Sensitive Wildlife. Volume I.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Report Date:

1974-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

The three-volume report describes a user-accessed computerized information system for rare, endangered, and legally protected animal species and subspecies in the United States and U. S. territories. Information for the taxa is arranged by state or territory, and for each taxon the recorded information includes The degree of protection or welfare benefits accorded the taxon under Federal and state or territorial law its geographic distribution, including a distribution map that is plotted automatically when requested by the user the known behavioral characteristics and habitat requirements that relate particularly to its adaptability to structural changes in its environment its population structure and trends and a list of information source documents reference bibliography. The information system contents are described in Volume I, and instructions are given for gaining access to and retrieving information from the information systems. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE