Entity and Attribute Overview:
WETCHAR contains attributes that represent a series of query results as applied to a subset of National Wetlands Inventory data. The dataset contains NWI polygons (open water removed, dissolved by NWI system) attributed Y or N to indicate proximity of the wetland on the landscape to known plant and animal habitat, flood zones, cultural features, hydrography and coastal features, and to indicate known wetland conditions of slope, emergent vegetation, acidity, and unconsolidated bottom. The items QFLOODFLOW, QSEDIMENT, QPLANT_ANI, QFINFISH, QSHELLFISH, QCULTURE represent queries and are coded with 1 to indicate that the wetland meets the criteria for the specific function and with 0 to indicate that it does not. The item TOTAL represents the total number of queries for which the wetland received a 1.