Minnesota DNR Waters
County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program

Description of data created for
Goodue County Geologic Atlas, Part B - CGA-12

SHPROBPY - Sinkhole probability

Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines version 1.2
Metadata content prepared 2004-04-08


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Section 1 Identification Information - - - - - - top
Originator Minnesota DNR Waters - County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program
Title SHPROBPY
System Name  
Abstract Distribution of known sinkholes and related karst features and interpretation of likelihood of additional sinkholes forming in one of six classification zones.
Purpose County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program,
Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B - CGA-12
Time Period of Content Date 1998-2001
Currentness Reference Current
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency None Planned
Spatial Extent of Data Goodhue County, Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates
East 560,305
West 496,709
North 4,951,185
South 4,893,615
Place Keywords Minnesota, Goodhue County
Theme Keywords Karst, sinkhole probability, sinkhole, spring, seep
Theme Keyword Thesaurus None
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints 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.
Contact Person Information See Metadata Reference Information section, below
Browse Graphic File Name  
Browse Graphic File Description  
Associated Data Sets None
 
Section 2 Data Quality Information - - - - - - top
Attribute Accuracy  
Logical Consistency Data are topologically correct using ArcInfo 7.1.1
Completeness Complete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy unknown
Vertical Positional Accuracy not applicable
Lineage

The karst features were primarily identified by fieldwork. Six probability class areas were defined based on known occurrences of features, depth to bedrock, bedrock geology, and landscape position and the layer was built as a polygon coverage.

For more information consult Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B, Plate 10, Sinkholes, Sinkhole Probability, and Springs and Seeps ; Gao, Y., 2002, Karst feature distribution in southeastern Minnesota: extending GIS-based data base for spatial analysis and resource management: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota, Ph.D. thesis, 210 p.; or Minnesota Karst Features Database.

Source Scale Denominator 100,000
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information - - - - - - top
Native Data Set Environment ARC/INFO 7.1.1
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data Not Applicable
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Polygon
Tiling Scheme County
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information - - - - - - top
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS1980
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters
Distance Resolution meters
Altitude Datum n/a
Altitude Units n/a
Depth Datum n/a
Depth Units n/a
Cell Width 0
Cell Height 0
Latitude Resolution 0
Longitude Resolution 0
UTM Zone Number 15
SPCS Zone Identifier 0
County Coordinate Zone Identifier 0
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustments n/a
Map Projection Name n/a
Map Projection Parameters n/a
Other Coordinate System's Definition n/a
 
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Entity and Attribute Overview  
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation

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File Name Field name Field Definition  Valid Values Value Description
shprobpy.dbf        
  probcode  sinkhole probability code    
      0 not rated
      1 No probability
      2 Low probability
      3 Low to Moderate probability
      4 Moderate to High probability
      5 High probability
      6 Sinkhole Plain
 
Section 6 Distribution Information - - - - - - top
Publisher Minnesota DNR Waters
Publication Date 2000
Contact Person Information See Metadata Reference Information section, below
Distributor's Data Set Identifier SHPROBPY
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 Shapefile
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Ordering Instructions Download ARCVIEW shape files from:
Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data
Online Linkage Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information - - - - - - top
Metadata Date 2004-04-08
Contact Person Information GIS Specialist, Ground Water Mapping Program
Minnesota DNR - Division of Waters
500 Lafayette Road
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 259-5693
FAX: (651) 296-0445
E-mail:
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm