Connecticut Eelgrass Beds 2006 Field Data
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Connecticut Eelgrass Beds 2006 Field Data
SDE Feature Class - depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA
FGDC, ESRI Metadata
DescriptionSpatialData StructureData QualityData SourceData DistributionMetadata
+ Resource Description
Citation
Information used to reference the data.
Title: Connecticut Eelgrass Beds 2006 Field Data
Originators: USFWS Region 5
Publication date: Unpublished Material
Data type: vector digital data
Data location: http://www.ct.gov/deep
Description
A characterization of the data, including its intended use and limitations.
Abstract:
This dataset contains point data for eelgrass verification field work completed in 2006 by the US Fish & Wildlife Service.  Field work was conducted  during September, October and November of 2006.  The resulting information was used extensivley in the creation of the accompanyng polygonal eelgrass dataset.
Purpose:
Used for verification of eelgrass beds in the 2006 Long Island Sound  study.
Language of dataset: en
Point Of Contact
Contact information for the individual or organization that is knowledgeable about the data.
Person: Andrew MacLachlan
Organization: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Position: GIS Specialist Region 5 Southern Coastal Zone
Phone: 401-364-9124 x13
Email: andrew_Maclachlan@fws.gov
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
FWS R5 ES Southern NE/NY Bight Coastal Est. Program
City: Charlestown
State or Province: Rhode Island
Data Type
How the data are represented, formatted and maintained by the data producing organization.
File or table name: depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA
Data type: vector digital data
Data format: SDE Feature Class
Native dataset environment: These data are maintained by the State of Connecticut using ArcGIS software developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in a Microsoft Windows operating system environment.
Time Period of Data
Time period(s) for which the data corresponds to the currentness reference.
Date: September - November 2006
Currentness reference:
ground condition
Status
The state of and maintenance information for the data.
Data status: Complete
Update frequency: None planned
Key Words
Words or phrases that summarize certain aspects of the data.
Theme:
Keywords: eelgrass
Keyword thesaurus: SAV
Place:
Keywords: Connecticut, CT
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of The United States, and Associated Areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Place:
Keywords: United States of America, USA
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions (Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4): Washington, D.C., National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Data Access Constraints
Restrictions and legal prerequisites for accessing or using the data after access is granted.
Access constraints:
none
Use constraints:
none
Data Security Information
Handling restrictions imposed on the data because of national security, privacy or other concerns.
Security classification: Unclassified
+ Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate System
Reference system from which linear or angular quantities are measured and assigned to the position that a point occupies.
Projected coordinate system:
Name: NAD 1983 StatePlane Connecticut FIPS 0600 Feet
Map units: survey feet
Geographic coordinate system:
Name: GCS North American 1983
Coordinate System Details
Map projection
Map projection name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Standard parallel: 41.200000
Standard parallel: 41.866667
Longitude of central meridian: -72.750000
Latitude of projection origin: 40.833333
False easting: 999999.999996
False northing: 499999.999998
Planar Coordinate Information
Planar coordinate encoding method: coordinate pair
Coordinate representation:
Abscissa resolution: 0.000250
Ordinate resolution: 0.000250
Planar distance units: survey feet
Geodetic model
Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222
Vertical Coordinate System
Reference system from which vertical distances (altitudes or depths) are measured.
Altitude system definition:
Altitude resolution: 1.000000
Altitude encoding method: Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
Spatial Domain
The geographic areal domain of the data that describes the western, eastern, northern, and southern geographic limits of data coverage.
Bounding Coordinates
In Projected or local coordinates
NAD 1983 StatePlane Connecticut FIPS 0600 Feet
BoundaryCoordinate
Left1073295.670000 (survey feet)
Right1240258.354000 (survey feet)
Top698997.328000 (survey feet)
Bottom618772.419000 (survey feet)
In Unprojected coordinates (geographic)
GCS North American 1983
BoundaryCoordinate
West-72.483828 (longitude)
East-71.874582 (longitude)
North41.379176 (latitude)
South41.155980 (latitude)
+ Data Structure and Attribute Information
Overview
Summary of the information content of the data, including other references to complete descriptions of entity types, attributes, and attribute values for the data.
Direct spatial reference method: Vector
Attributes of Connecticut Eelgrass Beds 2006 Field Data
Detailed descriptions of entity type, attributes, and attribute values for the data.
Name: depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA
Type of object: Feature Class
Geometry type: Point
Number of records: 290
Attributes
OBJECTID
Definition:
Internal feature number.
Alias: OBJECTID Type: OID Width: 4 Precision: 10 Scale: 0
Attribute values: Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
Shape
Definition:
Feature geometry.
Alias: LATITUDE Type: Double Width: 8 Precision: 16 Scale: 5
Attribute values: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
LATITUDE
Alias: LONGITUDE Type: Double Width: 8 Precision: 16 Scale: 5
LONGITUDE
Alias: SITE_AREA Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
SITE_AREA
Definition:
Approximate location identified by land or waterbody name
Alias: SITE_NAME Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
SITE_NAME
Definition:
Additional location identified by land or waterbody name
Alias: DATE_FIELD Type: Date Width: 36 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
DATE_FIELD
Definition:
Date of field work
Alias: TIME_FIELD Type: Date Width: 36 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
TIME_FIELD
Definition:
Time of day
Alias: DEPTH_FT Type: Double Width: 8 Precision: 16 Scale: 5
DEPTH_FT
Definition:
Depth to bottom
Alias: EELGRASS Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
EELGRASS
Definition:
Eelgrass presence
Alias: COVER Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
COVER
Definition:
coverage type - High, Medium or Low
Alias: COMMENTS Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
COMMENTS
Definition:
comments by field crew
Alias: TIDE_TIME Type: Date Width: 36 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
TIDE_TIME
Definition:
High tide time of day
Alias: TIDE_HEIGHT Type: Double Width: 8 Precision: 16 Scale: 5
TIDE_HEIGHT
Alias: INVESTIGATE Type: String Width: 254 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
INVESTIGATE
Definition:
Feature geometry.
Alias: Shape Type: Geometry Width: 4 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
Attribute values: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
SHAPE
Definition:
Feature geometry.
Alias: SITE_ID Type: SmallInteger Width: 2 Precision: 5 Scale: 0
Attribute values: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
SITE_ID
Definition:
Site ID number (not same as polygon site ID)
Alias: SITE_ID Type: String Width: 254
ESRI Feature Description
Description of spatial objects in the data using the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) terminology.
Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) terms
depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA
ESRI feature type: Simple
Geometry type: Point
Topology: FALSE
Feature count: 290
Spatial index: TRUE
Linear referencing: FALSE
SDTS Feature Description
Description of point and vector spatial objects in the data using the Spatial Data Transfer Standards (SDTS) terminology.
Spatial data transfer standard (SDTS) terms
depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA
Type: Entity point
Count: 290
+ Data Quality and Accuracy Information
General
Information about the fidelity of relationships, data quality and accuracy tests, omissions, selection criteria, generalization, and definitions used to derive the data.
Logical consistency report:
Data points were taken with handheld GPS lat/long  position
Completeness report:
complete
+ Data Source and Process Information
ESRI geoprocessing history
Description of ESRI geoprocessing commands, settings, and tolerances applied to the data.
ESRI geoprocessing command information
1 Process
Date: 20070725 Time: 154607
Tool location: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\CopyFeatures
Command issued: CopyFeatures U:\Geodatabase\ct_eelgrass_2006.mdb\usfws_source\Field_Data_2006 R:\Archive\kevin\final\Field_Data_2006.shp # 0 0 0
2 Process
Date: 20070820 Time: 103455
Tool location: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\CopyFeatures
Command issued: CopyFeatures R:\Archive\coast\Eelgrass_Beds_2006_Field_Data.shp R:\GeoData\Coast\geodatabase\coastal.mdb\Eelgrass_Beds_2006_Field_Data # 0 0 0
3 Process
Date: 20070820 Time: 140516
Tool location: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\CopyFeatures
Command issued: CopyFeatures R:\GeoData\Coast\geodatabase\coastal.mdb\Eelgrass_Beds_2006_Field_Data "Database Connections\10.18.8.94.depgis@DEP_Direct.sde\depgis.DEP.Eelgrass_Beds_2006_Field_Data" DEPVECTORSTATIC 2000 0 0
4 CopyFeatures_46
Date: 20081215 Time: 155007
Tool location: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\CopyFeatures
Command issued: CopyFeatures "Database Connections\10.18.8.94.depgis@DEP.sde\depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA" "Database Connections\062174-svr.depgis@DEP.sde\depgis.DEP.EELGRASS_BEDS_2006_FIELD_DATA" DEPFEATURESTATIC 0 0 0
+ Data Distribution Information
General
Description of the data known by the party from whom the data may be obtained, liability of party distributing data, and technical capabilities required to use the data.
Resource description:
Connecticut Eelgrass Beds 2006 Field Data
Standard Order Process
Common ways in which data may be obtained.
Digital form:
Format name: Shapefile, Feature Class
Format version number: ArcGIS
File decompression technique: Zip
Digital transfer option:
Online option:
Computer information:
Network address:
Network resource name: http://www.ct.gov/deep
+ Metadata Reference
Metadata Date
Dates associated with creating, updating and reviewing the metadata.
Last updated: 20120119
Language of metadata: en
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact information for the individual or organization responsible for the metadata information.
Organization: REQUIRED: The organization responsible for the metadata information.
Person: REQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
Phone: REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
Address type: REQUIRED: The mailing and/or physical address for the organization or individual.
City: REQUIRED: The city of the address.
State or Province: REQUIRED: The state or province of the address.
Postal code: REQUIRED: The ZIP or other postal code of the address.
Metadata Standards
Description of the metadata standard used to document the data and reference to any additional extended profiles to the standard used by the metadata producer.
Standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Time convention: local time
Metadata profiles defining additonal information:
Profile: ESRI Metadata Profile
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File name: FGDC Plus.xsl
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