Fragstats and Landscape Metrics. Bill Dijak Wildlife Biologist/GIS Specialist USDA Forest Service Room 309. Map Projection. UTM, Universal Transverse Mercator. Datum, NAD1927, NAD1983, WGS1984. Missouri use NAD1983, Zone 15, Unit meters. Two forms of GIS data.
Fragstats and Landscape Metrics
Wildlife Biologist/GIS Specialist USDA Forest Service
Class Properties File
Class ID, Class Name, Status, Is Background
Fragstats: Select Patch Metrics
Weighting tables can be created in Excel
But must be saved as CSV files
Rows represent the focal class, columns
the “with” class
Fragstats: Select Class metrics
Fragstats: Select Landscape Metrics
Executes program using the
parameter files and generates
comma delimited files
These files can be imported into excel.