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Poultry Feeding Operations on the Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Peninsula from 2016 to 2017

January 17, 2020

Data release contains two shapefiles related to poultry houses on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Eastern Shore Maryland and, Eastern Shore Virginia). One dataset is a polygon shapefile representing 5747 poultry houses identified using 2016 and 2017 aerial imagery from the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Aerial Imagery Program (NAIP). The second dataset is a point shapefile of inactive houses which displayed similar characteristics to the active houses except were overgrown or in a state of disrepair (in some cases only the building's footprint remains).

Citation Information

Publication Year 2020
Title Poultry Feeding Operations on the Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Peninsula from 2016 to 2017
DOI 10.5066/P9MO25Z7
Authors Alexander M Soroka, Zachary L Duren
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Water Science Center