Flood 2013 Comprehensive Creek Planning Areas

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Title: Flood 2013 Comprehensive Creek Planning Areas
Planning Areas for the Boulder County Comprehensive Creek Planning Initative Planning Areas in the mountains were drawn based on following ridgelines and groupings of structures. Planning areas in the plains were drawn by following the 100 year floodplain, inundated areas, streams, and groupings of structures.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    , Flood 2013 Comprehensive Creek Planning Areas.

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.472137
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.139811
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.261766
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.923608

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    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (10)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Colorado North FIPS 0501 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 39.71666666666667
      Standard_Parallel: 40.78333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -105.5
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 39.33333333333334
      False_Easting: 3000000.000316083
      False_Northing: 999999.999996

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000000026926350038536387
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000000026926350038536387
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

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    Internal feature number. (Source: Esri)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Feature geometry. (Source: Esri)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    Planning Area Name (Source: Land Use)

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  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Boulder County Land Use

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

Why was the data set created?

Planning areas used by the Land Use Department in the rebuilding process for the September 2013 flood.

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Access_Constraints: None
Boulder County makes no warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this data. Boulder County disclaims any liability associated with the use or misuse of this map. In accessing and/or relying on this map, the user fully assumes any and all risk associated with the information contained therein.

Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 08-Jan-2014
Metadata author:
Boulder County Land Use

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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