Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B

Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Entry Template

Version 1.0.4 - July 1, 1997

A State Version of the FGDC Content Standards for Geospatial Metadata

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Description of data that was created for
The Rice County Geologic Atlas
by
DNR Waters
County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program


Data Set Name: RECHALUV

Metadata Entered By: Randy McGregor

Date: 6/26/98


Section 1 Identification Information
Originator Moira Campion
Title RECHALUV
Minnesota Clearinghouse ID  
Abstract Alluvium for use in display of aquifer-recharge conditions. This coverage appears as 'Alluvium or Outwash' on the aquifer recharge conditions inset map shown on the pollution sensitivity plate.
Purpose County Geologic Atlas Program: Atlas C-9 Part B, Plate 9 Pollution Sensitivity
Time Period of Content Date 1993 - 1997
Currentness Reference  
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency None planned
Spatial Extent of Data Rice County, Minnesota
West Bounding Coordinate 458,084  
East Bounding Coordinate 496,882  
North Bounding Coordinate 4,932,245  
South Bounding Coordinate 4,893,695  
Place Keywords Rice County, Minnesota
Theme Keywords Alluvium, Recharge Conditions
Theme Keyword Thesaurus  
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None planned
Contact Person Moira Campion
Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person Position Hydrogeologist
Contact Address 500 Lafayette Road
Contact City St. Paul
Contact State or Province Minnesota
Contact Postal Code 55155 - 4032
Contact Voice Phone (651) 259-5661
Contact Fax Phone (651) 296-0445
Contact E-mail Address moira.campion@state.mn.us
Browse Graphic File Name  
Browse Graphic File Description  
Associated Data Sets Atlas C-9 Part A, produced by the Minnesota Geological Survey

Section 2 Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy  
Logical Consistency Data are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.1.1.
Completeness Complete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy N.A.
Vertical Positional Accuracy N.A.
Lineage This coverage is reselect of polygons from the MGS' surficial geology coverage. 'alvrech' contains all alluvial areas from this coverage, as well as selected organic deposits. Most organic deposits within the area dominated by stagnant ice deposits (the northwestern portion of the county) are excluded. See 'Entity and Attribute Information' (below) for a listing of the MGSCODE values that were included in this selection.
Source Scale Denominator 100,000

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information
Native Data Set Environment ARC/INFO
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data UTM Coordinates
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Polygon
Tiling Scheme Rice County

Section 4 Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS 1980
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units N.A.
Altitude Datum N.A.
Altitude Units N.A.
Depth Datum N.A.
Depth Units N.A.
Cell Width N.A.
Cell Height N.A.
If UTM  
UTM Zone Number 15
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustments None
Distance Resolution  

Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview  
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation  
Table Name Field Name Begin Column Definition Valid Values Description 
rechaluv.pat         Polygon Attribute Table
  mgscode 30 6,6,i   MGS code
        421 Body of water
        442001 Bedrock near surface
        443001 Organic deposits
        443002 Alluvium
        443006 Older alluvium
        443102 Outwash (Des Moines)
        443104 Till (Des Moines)
        443500 Superglacial till
        443501 Till, Bemis moraine
        443506 Des Moines till, pitted
        443521 Stream sed. buried by till
        443527 Collapsed outwash
        443528 Collapsed till

Section 6 Distribution Information
Publisher Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date 1997
Online Linkage  
Distributor Contact Person  
Distributor Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position  
Distributor Address 500 Lafayette Rd.
Distributor City St. Paul
Distributor State or Province MN
Distributor Postal Code 55155 - 4032
Distributor Voice Phone (651) 296 - 4800
Distributor Fax Phone (651) 296 - 0445
Distributor
E-mail Address
 
Distributor's Data Set Identifier  
Distribution Liability This map was prepared from publicly available information only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the factual data on which this map is based. However, the Department of Natural Resources does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or any implied uses of these data. Users may wish to verify critical information; sources include both the references here and information on file in the offices of the Minnesota Geological Survey and the Department of Natural Resources. Every effort has been made to ensure the interpretation shown conforms to sound geologic and cartographic principles. This map should not be used to establish legal title, boundaries, or locations of improvements.
Transfer Format Name ARC/INFO, ArcExport, INFO
Transfer Format Version Number 7.1.1
Transfer Size  
Ordering Instructions Downloadable data are accessible through Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

Section 7 Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date December 1998
Metadata Contact Person  
Metadata Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Metadata Contact Position  
Metadata Contact Address 500 Lafayette Road
Metadata Contact City St. Paul
Metadata Contact State or Province MN
Metadata Contact Postal Code 55155 - 4032
Metadata Contact Voice Phone (651) 296 - 4800
Metadata Contact Fax Phone (651) 296 - 0445
Metadata Contact
E-mail Address
 
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.0.4
Metadata Standard Online Linkage