Southwestern Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B

GWSL2PY metadata


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 1Identification Information
OriginatorRandy Bradt, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
TitleGWSL2PY
Unique Identifier 
AbstractGround water pollution sensitivity, Level 2 - Water table.
PurposeRegional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota Series RHA-2, Part B, Plate 4 Sensitivity of surficial aquifers to pollution
Time Period of ContentCoverage was created 1996-1997.
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update Frequencynone planned
Spatial Extent of DataSouthwestern Minnesota, including portions of the following counties or their entirety: Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Rock, Nobles, and Jackson
Place KeywordsLincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Rock, Nobles, Jackson (counties)
Theme Keywordspollution sensitivity, surficial aquifer, surficial geology, vulnerability.
Access ConstraintsNone
Use ConstraintsNone
Contact PersonRandy Bradt
Contact OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person PositionHydrogeologist
Contact Street Address500 Lafayette
Contact CitySt. Paul
Contact State or ProvinceMN
Contact Postal Code55155-4032
Contact Voice Phone651-259-5700
Contact Fax Phone651-296-0445
Contact E-mail Address[email protected]
Browse Graphic 
Associated Data SetsRHA-2, Part A, published by the Minnesota Geological Survey
  
Section 2Data Quality Information
Attribute AccuracyNot determined
Logical ConsistencyData are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.0.3
CompletenessNot determined
Horizontal Positional AccuracyNot determined
Vertical Positional AccuracyNot applicable
LineagePolygons 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 3Spatial Data Organization Information
Data Format NameARC/INFO
Data Format Version Number7.03
Geographic Reference for Tabular DataUTM Coordinates
Spatial Object Typevector
Vendor Specific Object Typespolygons
Tiling SchemeArea comprising the entirety of the RHA-2 study area
  
Section 4Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate SchemeUTM
EllipsoidGRS 1980
Horizontal DatumNAD83
Horizontal Unitsmeters
Altitude Datumna
Altitude Unitsna
Depth Datummean sea level
Depth Unitsfeet
UTM Zone Number15
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustmentsnone
  
Section 5Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview(polygons) class [1,1,i]
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citationsenrating - 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 6Distribution Information
PublisherMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication DateMay 1997
Distributor Contact Person 
Distributor OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position 
Distributor Street Address500 Lafayette Road
Distributor CitySt. Paul, MN
Distributor State or ProvinceMN
Distributor Postal Code55155
Distributor Voice Phone651-259-5700
Distributor Fax Phone 
Distributor
E-mail Address
 
Resource DescriptionRegional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota, RHA-2, Part B
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 Number7.03
Transfer Sizedepends on format
Ordering InstructionsDownload ARC/INFO Export file or ARCVIEW shapefile from Southwest Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data
  
Section 7Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date5/06/97
Metadata ContactSee DISTRIBUTOR CONTACT PERSON (above)
Metadata Guidelines Version0.4.3