Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B

RECHFLOW 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

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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: RECHFLOW

Metadata Entered By: Randy McGregor

Date: 6/26/98


Section 1Identification Information
OriginatorMoira Campion
TitleRECHFLOW
Minnesota Clearinghouse ID 
AbstractArrows indicating direction of aquifer recharge flow. NOTE: These are simply arcs. The arcplot command, 'arcarrows' draws these arcs with arrowheads.
PurposeCounty Geologic Atlas Program: Atlas C-9 Part B, Plate 9 Pollution Sensitivity
Time Period of Content Date1993 - 1997
Currentness Reference 
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyNone planned
Spatial Extent of DataRice County, Minnesota
West Bounding Coordinate462,688 
East Bounding Coordinate496,090 
North Bounding Coordinate4,939,480 
South Bounding Coordinate4,894,117 
Place KeywordsRice County, Minnesota
Theme KeywordsAquifer Recharge Flow
Theme Keyword Thesaurus 
Access ConstraintsNone
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 Geological Survey

Section 2Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy 
Logical ConsistencyData are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.1.1.
CompletenessComplete
Horizontal Positional AccuracyN.A.
Vertical Positional AccuracyN.A.
LineageThese arcs were drawn by Moira on a 1:200,000 scale, paper plot of the aquifer recharge conditions map, and then digitized on-screen in arcedit. They represent a generalized depiction of the direction water flows as it recharges aquifers. The arcplot command, 'arcarrows' draws the arcs with arrowheads.
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 TypesArc
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.
If UTM 
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 
rechflow.aat    Arc Attribute Table
 Type331,1,c Arrow type
    'L' or -blank-L - Long arrow which indicates probable horizontal ground-water flow in alluvium or outwash.

All other arcs (-blank-) indicate probable horizontal ground-water flow over eroded edge of the Decorah-Platteville-Glenwood confining unit to underlying aquifer

Section 6Distribution Information
PublisherMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date1997
Online Linkage 
Distributor Contact Person 
Distributor OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position 
Distributor Address500 Lafayette Rd.
Distributor CitySt. Paul
Distributor State or ProvinceMN
Distributor Postal Code55155 - 4032
Distributor Voice Phone(651) 296 - 4800
Distributor Fax Phone(651) 296 - 0445
Distributor
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 are accessible through Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

Section 7Metadata Reference Information
Metadata DateDecember 1998
Metadata Contact PersonGIS Specilaist
Metadata Contact OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Metadata Contact PositionGIS Specialist
Metadata Contact Address500 Lafayette Road
Metadata Contact CitySt. Paul
Metadata Contact State or ProvinceMN
Metadata Contact Postal Code55155 - 4032
Metadata Contact Voice Phone(651) 259 - 5693 or (651) 259 - 5700
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