GIS Metadata ** SHPROBPY **, Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Minnesota DNR Waters

SHPROBPY metadata

Sinkhole probability 


Minnesota DNR Waters
County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program

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

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


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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 1Identification Information - - - - - - top
OriginatorMinnesota DNR Waters - County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program
TitleSHPROBPY
System Name 
AbstractDistribution of known sinkholes and related karst features and interpretation of likelihood of additional sinkholes forming in one of six classification zones.
PurposeCounty Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program,
Goodhue County Geologic Atlas, Part B - CGA-12
Time Period of Content Date1998-2001
Currentness ReferenceCurrent
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyNone Planned
Spatial Extent of DataGoodhue County, Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates
East560,305
West496,709
North4,951,185
South4,893,615
Place KeywordsMinnesota, Goodhue County
Theme KeywordsKarst, sinkhole probability, sinkhole, spring, seep
Theme Keyword ThesaurusNone
Access ConstraintsNone
Use ConstraintsUsers 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 InformationSee Metadata Reference Information section, below
Browse Graphic File Name 
Browse Graphic File Description 
Associated Data SetsNone
 
Section 2Data Quality Information - - - - - - top
Attribute Accuracy 
Logical ConsistencyData are topologically correct using ArcInfo 7.1.1
CompletenessComplete
Horizontal Positional Accuracyunknown
Vertical Positional Accuracynot 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 Denominator100,000
 
Section 3Spatial Data Organization Information - - - - - - top
Native Data Set EnvironmentARC/INFO 7.1.1
Geographic Reference for Tabular DataNot Applicable
Spatial Object TypeVector
Vendor Specific Object TypesPolygon
Tiling SchemeCounty
 
Section 4Spatial Reference Information - - - - - - top
Horizontal Coordinate SchemeUTM
EllipsoidGRS1980
Horizontal DatumNAD83
Horizontal Unitsmeters
Distance Resolutionmeters
Altitude Datumn/a
Altitude Unitsn/a
Depth Datumn/a
Depth Unitsn/a
Cell Width0
Cell Height0
Latitude Resolution0
Longitude Resolution0
UTM Zone Number15
SPCS Zone Identifier0
County Coordinate Zone Identifier0
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustmentsn/a
Map Projection Namen/a
Map Projection Parametersn/a
Other Coordinate System's Definitionn/a
 
Section 5Entity and Attribute Information - - - - - - top
Entity and Attribute Overview 
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation

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File NameField name Field Definition Valid ValuesValue Description
shprobpy.dbf    
 probcode sinkhole probability code  
   0not rated
   1No probability
   2Low probability
   3Low to Moderate probability
   4Moderate to High probability
   5High probability
   6Sinkhole Plain
 
Section 6Distribution Information - - - - - - top
PublisherMinnesota DNR Waters
Publication Date2000
Contact Person InformationSee Metadata Reference Information section, below
Distributor's Data Set IdentifierSHPROBPY
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 NameShapefile
Transfer Format Version Number 
Transfer Size 
Ordering InstructionsDownload 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 7Metadata Reference Information - - - - - - top
Metadata Date2004-04-08
Contact Person InformationGIS 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 NameMinnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkagehttp://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm