Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas Part B

Minnesota DNR Waters
County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program

Description of data created for
Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas, Part B
County Geologic Atlas Series C-16

GWELLN – Modeled Water Table Elevation Contours

Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines version 1.2
Metadata content prepared 2009-01-29


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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information
 

 

Section 1

Identification Information - - - - - - top

Originator

Minnesota DNR Waters - County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program

Title

GWELLN

 

System Name

 

Abstract

Modeled water table elevation in surficial aquifers in Crow Wing County, Minnesota

 

Purpose

County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program,
Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas, Part B, County Geologic Atlas Series C-16

Time Period of Content Date

June, 2007

Currentness Reference

Publication date

Progress

Complete

Maintenance and Update Frequency

None Planned

Spatial Extent of Data

Crow Wing County, Minnesota

Bounding Coordinates

East

-93.9

West

-94.4

North

46.8

South

46.2

 

Place Keywords

Minnesota, Crow Wing County

Theme Keywords

water table elevation contours

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

Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas, Part A, County Geologic Atlas Series C-16, published by the Minnesota Geological Survey, 2004. More information and downloadable data for Part A available on the MGS ftp site.The preceeding link is to a non-DNR site

 

Section 2

Data Quality Information - - - - - - top

Attribute Accuracy

 

Logical Consistency

Data are topologically correct using ArcGIS 9.2

Completeness

Complete

Horizontal Positional Accuracy

unknown

Vertical Positional Accuracy

not applicable

Lineage

These contours were made with water level information from two general sources: driller’s logs, and measurements by DNR staff in conjunction with well sampling for this atlas project. The driller’s log data were obtained from the County Well Index (CWI) database managed by the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Geological Survey and represent a data set that was collected over a period of several decades and spans seasonal and multi-year climatic trends of wet and dry conditions. Where the dataset included both CWI drillers log information and water levels collected by DNR staff, the DNR data were used. The water table elevation contours were created by Todd Petersen by labeling the water table elevation values next to the well locations in Arc GIS 9.2 with both a topographic DEM and a topographic map as background layers. Water table elevations were first drawn by Todd Petersen as 25 foot line contours using the land topography and nearby lake elevation as a guide in areas where well data were scarce.

Source Scale Denominator

100000

 

Section 3

Spatial Data Organization Information - - - - - - top

Native Data Set Environment

ArcGIS 9.2

Geographic Reference for Tabular Data

Not Applicable

Spatial Object Type

Vector

Vendor Specific Object Types

line

Tiling Scheme

state

 

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

 

Section 5

Entity and Attribute Information - - - - - - top

Entity and Attribute Overview

 

Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation

HTML Table (Not Available)

gwelln

 

 

 

WT_ELEV

 

(representing modeled water table elevation contour in feet above mean sea level)

 

CONFIDENCE

"poor" refers to contour segments where line is uncertain due to inadequate data. "good" refers to a segment that is reliable based on adequate data. "inferred" refers to a segment that is determined based on supporting data.

 

 

Section 6

Distribution Information - - - - - - top

Publisher

Minnesota DNR Waters

Publication Date

2007

Contact Person Information

See Metadata Reference Information section, below

Distributor's Data Set Identifier

gwelln

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

Transfer Format Version Number

 

Transfer Size

 

Ordering Instructions

Download ARCVIEW shapefiles from:
Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

Online Linkage

Crow Wing County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

 

Section 7

Metadata Reference Information - - - - - - top

Metadata Date

2009-01-29

Contact Person Information

GIS Specialist, Atlas/Assessment 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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