Flight Areas for an Aerial Radiological Survey of Abandoned Uranium Mines, Navajo Nation, 1994-1999, USEPA and USDOE

This polygon shapefile documents the extent of the aerial radiological surveys of 41 potential uranium mining areas (1,144 square miles) within the Navajo Nation that were conducted during the period from October 1994 through October 1999. The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region 9 funded the surveys and the US Department of Energy (USDOE) Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL) in Las Vegas, Nevada conducted the aerial surveys. The aerial survey data were used to characterize the overall radioactivity and excess Bismuth 214 levels within the surveyed areas. Bismuth 214 is an indicator of uranium ore deposits and/or uranium mines. Fourteen attributes about each survey are included.


CKAN dataset id 64792047-2b77-49ae-b296-393148d3d0d8
상태 active
url https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/flight-areas-for-an-aerial-radiological-survey-of-abandoned-uranium-mines-navajo-nation-1994-193
버전 2024-02-02
라이선스 cc-zero
access_constraints ["https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html"]
bbox-east-long -108.972132
bbox-north-lat 37.160006
bbox-south-lat 35.007696
bbox-west-long -111.780543
contact-email henley.cheryl@epa.gov
coupled-resource []
dataset-reference-date []
frequency-of-update notPlanned
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harvest_source_id 9b3cd81e-5515-4bb7-ad3c-5ae44de9b4bd
harvest_source_title Environmental Dataset Gateway ISO Geospatial Metadata
licence ["1144 square miles of the more than 25,000 square mile Navajo Nation were surveyed. This area does not include all areas that may have had uranium mining. Specifically, these surveys do not include the Grants Uranium District that is partially on the Eastern Agency of the Navajo Nation. Use of this data generally requires computer workstations with ESRI's Arc/Info (8.x or above), ArcGIS (8.x or above), or ArcView (3.x), or some other GIS or CAD software that is capable of reading or converting this dataset. The data are provided \"as-is,\" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. These data have been compiled as part of a desktop project to collect existing spatial data to support the study of Navajo abandoned uranium mines. No field verifications were undertaken as part of this desktop study."]
metadata-date 2017-09-25
metadata-language eng
metadata_type geospatial
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progress completed
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responsible-party [{"name": "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9", "roles": ["publisher"]}]
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