Results and Data

Final Report

Public and technical reports were published in December 2002 and April 2003 by the USDA Forest Service. They are available via the internet at the following locations:

GIS Data

These data represent a portion of the New York/New Jersey Highlands Regional GIS database created by CRSSA for the 2002 New York/New Jersey Highlands Regional Assessment Update. Some of the data were compiled and used by the NJ Highlands Task Force to develop the statutory Highlands Preservation and Planning Area. The State's GIS data is available for download and interactive mapping on i-MapNJ as well as on CRSSA's Internet Map Server.

The available data layers listed below are accompanied by complete metadata (XML, HTML), and have been compressed into WinZip archives. Simply right-click on the "Download" link, and highlight "Save file as." The files may be extracted by the use of WinZip (Windows) software or the unzip command (UNIX). Please contact CRSSA staff if you experience any difficulty in the transfer or use of files.

General Data
Study area Description Metadata Download (35k ZIP file)
Land cover Description Metadata Download (1.73Mb ZIP file)
Open space Description Metadata Download (210k ZIP file)
Population/Buildout Description Metadata Download (124k ZIP file)
Subwatershed conditions Description Metadata Download*
Conservation Values Assessment

Water quality

Description Metadata Download (1.03Mb ZIP file)

Forest productivity

Description Metadata Download (1Mb ZIP file)
Biodiversity Description Metadata

Download*

Agricultural productivity Description Metadata Download (374k ZIP file)
Recreation Description Metadata Download (1.66Mb ZIP file)
Composite resource value Description Metadata Download (1.5Mb ZIP file)

* Indicates data that are not presently available for dissemination