Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B

CWIBRUNC metadata

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

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: CWIBRUNC

Metadata Entered By: Randy McGregor

Date: 6/10/98

Section 1Identification Information
OriginatorMoira Campion
Minnesota Clearinghouse ID 
AbstractWells from County Well Index which draw water from bedrock, unconfined aquifers
PurposeCounty Geologic Atlas Program: Atlas C-9 Part B, Plate 7 Water Table Hydrogeology
Time Period of Content Date1993 - 1997
Currentness Reference 
Maintenance and Update FrequencyNone planned
Spatial Extent of DataRice County, Minnesota
West Bounding Coordinate475,576 
East Bounding Coordinate494,643 
North Bounding Coordinate4,924,174 
South Bounding Coordinate4,895,190 
Place KeywordsRice County, Minnesota
Theme KeywordsBedrock, Unconfined, Wells, CWI
Theme Keyword Thesaurus 
Access ConstrainNone
Use ConstraintsNone
Contact PersonMoira Campion
Contact OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person PositionHydrogeologist
Contact Address500 Lafayette Road
Contact CitySt. Paul
Contact State or ProvinceMinnesota
Contact Postal Code55155 - 4032
Contact Voice Phone(651) 259-5661
Contact Fax Phone(651) 296-0445
Contact E-mail Address[email protected]
Browse Graphic File Name 
Browse Graphic File Description 
Associated Data SetsAtlas C-9 Part A, produced by the Minnesota Geologic Survey

Section 2Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy 
Logical ConsistencyData are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.1.1.
Horizontal Positional AccuracyN.A.
Vertical Positional AccuracyN.A.
LineageSelected CWI wells in eastern Rice County where static water elevation is less than the elevation at the top of the aquifer.
Source Scale Denominator100,000

Section 3Spatial Data Organization Information
Native Data Set EnvironmentARC/INFO
Geographic Reference for Tabular DataUTM Coordinates
Spatial Object TypeVector
Vendor Specific Object TypesPoint
Tiling SchemeRice County

Section 4Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate SchemeUTM
EllipsoidGRS 1980
Horizontal DatumNAD83
Horizontal UnitsN.A.
Altitude DatumN.A.
Altitude UnitsN.A.
Depth DatumN.A.
Depth UnitsN.A.
Cell WidthN.A.
Cell HeightN.A.
UTM Zone Number15
Coordinate Offsets or AdjustmentsNone
Distance Resolution 

Section 5Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview 
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation 
Table NameField NameBegin ColumnDefinitionValid ValuesDescription 
cwibrunc.pat    Point Attribute Table
 seq#176,6,i ?
 uniq#236,6,c Unique well number
 county_code312,2,i County code
 township333,3,i Township
 range362,2,i Range
 section382,2,i Section 
 subsection406,6,c Subsection
 elev464,4,i Surface elevation
 aquifer_code5044,c Aquifer code
 swel_hist544,4,n,0 Historic static water elevation
 swel_692628,8,n,2 Static water elevation June 1992
 swel_1092708,8,n,2 Static water elevation October 1992
 swel_593788,8,n,2 Static water elevation May 1993
 cation_lab864,4,c Lab performing cation analysis
 anion_lab906,6,c Lab performing anion analysis
 tritium_lab9616,16,c Lab performing tritium analysis
 tritium(tu)1125,5,c Tritium in tritium units
 tritium_error1174,4,c Error reported by lab
 c141218,8,n,3 Carbon 14 concentration
 c14_error1298,8,n,3 Error reported by lab
 del_c131378,8,n,3 Delta carbon 13 reported by lab
 c14_age(ybp)1456,6,c Estimated age in years before present
 stable_iso_lab15116,16,c Lab performing stable isotope analysis
 stable_o181678,8,n,2 Oxygen 18 concentration reported as delta 018
 stable_h21758,8,n,2 Hydrogen 2 concentration reported as delta deuterium
 age_ybp1879,9,c age_ybp

Section 6Distribution Information
PublisherMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date1997
Online Linkage 
Distributor Contact Person 
Distributor OrganizationMinnesota Department Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position 
Distributor Address500 Lafayette Rd.
Distributor CitySt. Paul
Distributor State or ProvinceMN
Distributor Postal Code55155
Distributor Voice Phone(651) 296 - 4800
Distributor Fax Phone(651) 296 - 0445
E-mail Address
Distributor's Data Set Identifier  
Distribution LiabilityThis 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 NameARC/INFO, ArcExport, INFO
Transfer Format Version Number7.1.1
Transfer Size 
Ordering InstructionsDownloadable data and data descriptions are accessible through Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

Section 7Metadata Reference Information
Metadata DateDecember 1998
Metadata Contact Person 
Metadata Contact OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Metadata Contact Position 
Metadata Contact Address500 Lafayette Road
Metadata Contact CitySt. Paul
Metadata Contact State or ProvinceMN
Metadata Contact Postal Code55155 - 4032
Metadata Contact Voice Phone(651) 296 - 4800
Metadata Contact Fax Phone(651) 296 - 0445
Metadata Contact
E-mail Address
Metadata Standard NameMinnesota geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version1.0.4
Metadata Standard Online Linkage