Southwestern Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Part B


WTFLOW 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: WTFLOW

Metadata Entered By: Michael Scharber

Date: 5/06/97

Section 1Identification Information
OriginatorRandy Bradt - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Unique Identifier 
AbstractArcs indicate the general direction of flow for the regional water table surface.
PurposeRegional Hydrogeologic Assessment, Southwestern Minnesota Series RHA-2, Part B, Plate 3 Surficial Hydrogeology
Time Period of ContentFlow arrows were created (interpreted) in 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 Keywordsflow arrows, water table, ground water flow, direction, regional flow
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
Section 2Data Quality Information
Attribute AccuracyNo attributes
Logical ConsistencyData are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.0.3
CompletenessNot determined
Horizontal Positional AccuracyNot applicable
Vertical Positional AccuracyNot applicable
LineageRandy Bradt interpreted the flow direction from the water table contours. The lines were drawn on a mylar manuscript and digitized at 1:200000. Water table contours were used to interpret the direction of flow for the water table.
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(No additional items defined)
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation 
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
Distributor State or ProvinceMN
Distributor Postal Code55155
Distributor Voice Phone 
Distributor Fax Phone651-259-5700
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