Southwestern Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B

WTELLN 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: WTELLN

Metadata Entered By: Michael Scharber

Date: 5/06/97

Section 1Identification Information
OriginatorRandy Bradt and Shawn Boeser- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Unique Identifier 
AbstractLine coverage of southwestern region water table. Digitized and splined (smoothed) in Arc/Info
PurposeRegional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota Series RHA-2, Part B, Plate 3 Surficial hydrogeology
Time Period of ContentLinework was digitized in late 1996 & early 1997
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 Keywordswater table, potentiometric, hydrogeology
Access ConstraintsNone
Use ConstraintsNone
Contact Person 
Contact OrganizationMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person Position 
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 
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 applicable
Vertical Positional AccuracyNot applicable
LineageThe water table contours were defined by Randy Bradt using water levels from wells, MNDOT soil boring data and refractive geophysical data. The contours were digitized from mylar at 1:200000. The contours were then smoothed using the spline command in arcedit.
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 Typesarcs
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(arcs) elev [4,4,i] elev_text [1,1,c]
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation[elev: water table elevation, in feet, above sea level], [elev_text: a 'y' or 'n' determines which lines will be labeled with the [elev] value for the final map}
Section 6Distribution Information
PublisherMinnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication DateMay 1997
Distributor Contact PersonSee CONTACT PERSON (above)
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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 CONTACT INFORMATION (above)
Metadata Guidelines Version0.4.3