A Resource for the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US)


Many Views of PAD-US

One of the uses of PAD-US is for explaining public lands and protected areas to very broad audiences.  The Story Maps team at Esri developed a web application on their platform for Earth Day that features PAD-US, to provide just…

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Habitat Connectivity with Shifting Climate

Image of corridors

A June 2016 article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) (“Achieving climate connectivity in a fragmented landscape”, McGuire, et al) reports on new methods that ecologists can use to determine the most effective regions for habitat…

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