Major protected areas of North America

Oct 22, 2015
Uploaded by Carlos Carroll
Major protected areas of North America. Subset of polygons in WDPA dataset, in order to reduce file size and enhance speed of display in Adaptwest data viewer. The largest protected areas, including the 10 largest in each state or province, were retained.
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IUCN and UNEP-WCMC (2015), The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) [On-line], [September 2015 version], Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC. Available at:
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Carlos Carroll
Researcher with KCCR

As the director of the Klamath Center for Conservation Research in Orleans, CA, my research focuses on the use of habitat and viability models in conservation planning in western North America. I also serve as Conservation Science Advisor to the Wilburforce Foundation, and as the Policy Chair of the...