BCPOS_Wetlands

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Frequently-anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: BCPOS_Wetlands
Abstract: Boulder County Parks and Open Space Wetlands
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    REQUIRED: The name of an organization or individual that developed the data set., REQUIRED: The date when the data set is published or otherwise made available for release., BCPOS_Wetlands.

    Online Links:

    • \\gis\pcshare\gispa\plants\Plant_Ecology.mdb

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.537565
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.054413
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.262468
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.919877

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 1999
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    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):

      • G-polygon (293)

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

      The map projection used is Lambert Conformal Conic.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 39.716667
      Standard_Parallel: 40.783333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -105.500000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 39.333333
      False_Easting: 3000000.000316
      False_Northing: 999999.999996

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is D_North_American_1983_HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.

      Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
      Altitude_System_Definition:
      Altitude_Resolution: 0.000122
      Altitude_Encoding_Method:
      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    BCPOS_Wetlands

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    Wetland_ID
    Individual identifier for each wetland shape. The identification number is the first four letters of the property name where the wetland is located, then sequential numbering. (Source: Jennifer Kesler)

    Wetland_Type
    Type of wetland defined by environmental characteristics (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    Property
    Boulder County Property where the wetland is located (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    Source_Year
    Year the data was retrieved (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    Source_Date

    Assessment

    Acreage
    Number of acres in the wetland shape (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    Comments
    Any additional comments (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    GPS_Date
    Date the data was gathered (Source: Kristy Bruce)

    Shape_Length
    Length of feature in internal units. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape_Area
    Area of feature in internal units squared. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

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

    Meredith Dutlinger
    Boulder County Parks and Open Space
    GIS staff

    303-678-6356 (voice)


Why was the data set created?

Identify location and classification of the wetland


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    GPSed in the field


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: There are no constraints on viewing the data
Use_Constraints: Editing the data is not permissable

  1. Who distributes the data set?[Distributor contact information not provided.]

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 20-Jul-2010
Metadata author:
REQUIRED: The organization responsible for the metadata information.
c/o REQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
REQUIRED: The city of the address., REQUIRED: The state or province of the address. REQUIRED: The ZIP or other postal code of the address.

REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual. (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:


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