Southwestern Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B


Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Version 0.4.3 - May 7, 1996
A State Version of the FGDC Content Standards for Geospatial Metadata


Data Set Name: GWSL2PY

Metadata Entered By: Michael Scharber

Date: 5/06/97


Section 1 Identification Information
Originator Randy Bradt, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Title GWSL2PY
Unique Identifier  
Abstract Ground water pollution sensitivity, Level 2 - Water table.
Purpose Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota Series RHA-2, Part B, Plate 4 Sensitivity of surficial aquifers to pollution
Time Period of Content Coverage was created 1996-1997.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency none planned
Spatial Extent of Data Southwestern Minnesota, including portions of the following counties or their entirety: Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Rock, Nobles, and Jackson
Place Keywords Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Rock, Nobles, Jackson (counties)
Theme Keywords pollution sensitivity, surficial aquifer, surficial geology, vulnerability.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Randy Bradt
Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person Position Hydrogeologist
Contact Street Address 500 Lafayette
Contact City St. Paul
Contact State or Province MN
Contact Postal Code 55155-4032
Contact Voice Phone 651-259-5700
Contact Fax Phone 651-296-0445
Contact E-mail Address randy.bradt@state.mn.us
Browse Graphic  
Associated Data Sets RHA-2, Part A, published by the Minnesota Geological Survey
   
Section 2 Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy Not determined
Logical Consistency Data are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.0.3
Completeness Not determined
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Not determined
Vertical Positional Accuracy Not applicable
Lineage Polygons were derived from the MGS's surficial geology coverage (swpgsg). Randy Bradt defined two sensitivity classes; class 1 is a combination of mgscodes 443525 (so), 443524 (sv), 443520(sb), 443522 (sd), 443523 (sld), 442276 (pq), 443001 (oh), 443521 (sbd), 443527 (sd-c) and class 2 is all other areas within the study boundary.
   
   
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information
Data Format Name ARC/INFO
Data Format Version Number 7.03
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data UTM Coordinates
Spatial Object Type vector
Vendor Specific Object Types polygons
Tiling Scheme Area comprising the entirety of the RHA-2 study area
   
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS 1980
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters
Altitude Datum na
Altitude Units na
Depth Datum mean sea level
Depth Units feet
UTM Zone Number 15
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustments none
   
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview (polygons) class [1,1,i]
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation senrating - Randy Bradt defined two sensitivity classes:
"Very High" is a combination of mgscodes 443525 (so), 443524 (sv), 443520(sb), 443522 (sd), 443523 (sld), 442276 (pq), 443001 (oh), 443521 (sbd), 443527 (sd-c) and
"Moderate" is all other areas within the study boundary
   
Section 6 Distribution Information
Publisher Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date May 1997
Distributor Contact Person  
Distributor Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position  
Distributor Street Address 500 Lafayette Road
Distributor City St. Paul, MN
Distributor State or Province MN
Distributor Postal Code 55155
Distributor Voice Phone 651-259-5700
Distributor Fax Phone  
Distributor
E-mail Address
 
Resource Description Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota, RHA-2, Part B
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 7.03
Transfer Size depends on format
Ordering Instructions Download ARC/INFO Export file or ARCVIEW shapefile from Southwest Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data
   
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date 5/06/97
Metadata Contact See DISTRIBUTOR CONTACT PERSON (above)
Metadata Guidelines Version 0.4.3