Exotic Plant Species Recorded on Assateague Island National Seashore, 1999-2001

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Biological Technician
Publication_Date: 2001
Title:
Exotic Plant Species Recorded on Assateague Island National Seashore, 1999-2001
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://science.nature.nps.gov/nrdata
Description:
Abstract:
This shapefile is a collection of points on Assateague Island National Seashore marking the locations of exotic vegetation currently being managed by the Resource Management Division. This data was created to accompany the report Exotic Species Management, 1999-2001.
Purpose:
The purpose of this data set is to record locations of exotic vegetation on Assateague Island National Seashore to produce specialty and general purpose maps.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2001
Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.386876
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.093253
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.324594
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.857057
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Assateague Island National Seashore Keyword Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: vegetation
Theme_Keyword: plants
Theme_Keyword: exotic species
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: National Park Service Theme Category Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Vegetation
Theme_Keyword: Plants
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: biota
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: National Park System Unit Name Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: Assateague Island National Seashore
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: National Park System Unit Code Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: ASIS
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: Geographic Names Information System
Place_Keyword: North America
Place_Keyword: Maryland
Place_Keyword: Worcester County
Place_Keyword: Assateague Island National Seashore
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
7206 National Seashore Lane
City: Berlin
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 21811
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-641-1443
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-641-1099
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: asis_gis@nps.gov
Hours_of_Service: Mon thru Fri 8:00am-4:30pm EST
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.1.0.722
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Assateague Island National Seashore
Publication_Date: 2001
Title:
Metadata for Exotic plant species found on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1999-2001
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://nrdata.nps.gov/ASIS/ASISdata/ASIS_Exotic_plants_1999-2001.xml
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
unknown
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Point topology was created for this data set.
Completeness_Report:
This data set contains exotic location points that were present from 1999-2001 on Assateague Island National Seashore.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
unknown
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
unknown
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
During the island-wide Amaranth searches, GPS units were taken along to record any exotic species populations found throughout the entire island.
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
7206 National Seashore Lane
City: Berlin
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 21811
Country: United States
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-641-1443
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-641-1099
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: asis_gis@nps.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8:00am-4:30pm
Cloud_Cover: none
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 36
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
UTM_Zone_Number: 18
Transverse_Mercator:
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999600
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -75.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0.000000
False_Easting: 500000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000128
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000128
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: exotics01
Entity_Type_Definition:
Exotic Plant species from 1999-2001
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NORTHING_
Attribute_Definition:
Coordinates used to determine features exact location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
UTM coordinates
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: EASTING
Attribute_Definition:
Coordinates used to determine features exact location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
UTM coordinates
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DISCOVERED
Attribute_Definition:
Year species was discovered on the island
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
four digit year
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SPECIES
Attribute_Definition:
Species name of plant
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: AiAl
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Ailanthus Altissma
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Cako
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Carex Kobomugi
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Lysa
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Lythrum Salicaria
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SITE____O2
Attribute_Definition:
Site number that plant species is occupying
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
These are based off of the plant species abbreviation and arbitrary number that is given to the site in the order it is found.
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
7206 National Seashore Lane
City: Berlin
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 21811
Country: United States
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-641-1443
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-641-1099
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: asis_gis@nps.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8:00am-4:30pm
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
The National Park Service shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. These data and related graphics (i.e. GIF or JPG format files) are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent within the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. The related graphics are intended to aid the data user in acquiring relevant data; it is not appropriate to use the related graphics as data. The National Park Service gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from an NPS server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on computer systems at the National Park Service, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on other systems for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: shp
Transfer_Size: 0.001
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: http://nrdata.nps.gov/ASIS/ASISdata/ASIS_Exotic_Plants_1999-2001.zip
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070202
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
7206 National Seashore Lane
City: Berlin
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 21863
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-641-1443
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-641-1099
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: asis_gis@nps.gov
Hours_of_Service: Mon thru Fri 8:00am-4:30pm EST
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
none
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://nrdata.nps.gov/profiles/nps_profile.xml
Profile_Name: NPS Metadata Editor
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