Bay Water Quality Monitoring Site Locations in the Coastal Bays Bordering Assateague Island National Seashore

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Assateague Island National Seashore
Publication_Date: 2006
Title:
Bay Water Quality Monitoring Site Locations in the Coastal Bays Bordering Assateague Island National Seashore
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://science.nature.nps.gov/nrdata
Description:
Abstract:
This data set contains the locations of water monitoring sites located in the bays west of Assateague Island National Seashore. These sites are checked monthly to monitor the water quality.
Purpose:
The purpose of this data set is to provide information on a monthly basis of the condition of the bay waters that surround Assateague Island National Seashore.
Supplemental_Information:
Water quality monitoring data is stored in a database at Assateague Island National Seashore. For more information about this dataset, or the associated database, please contact ASIS (asis_gis@nps.gov).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2006
Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.424399
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.103179
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.327337
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.889709
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Assateague Island National Seashore Keyword Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: water quality
Theme_Keyword: water resources
Theme_Keyword: coastal bays
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: National Park Service Theme Category Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Water
Theme_Keyword: Monitoring
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: inlandWaters
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: Virginia
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: 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
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: 2006
Title:
Metadata for locations of bay water monitoring sites in the bays west of Assateague Island National Seashore in 2006
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://nrdata.nps.gov/ASIS/ASISdata/asis_baywater_stations2006.shp.xml
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
unknown
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Topology was created for this data set.
Completeness_Report:
This data set contains the locations of bay water stations in the bays west of 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:
GPS coordinates were recorded at each bay water sampling site.  This dataset was last revised and updated in December, 2006.
Process_Date: 200612
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: 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-Fri; 8:00am - 4:00pm
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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: 18
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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: asis_baywater_stations2006
Entity_Type_Definition:
Locations of bay water stations in the bays west of Assateague Island National Seashore
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: ASSA_CON
Attribute_Definition:
Station identification number
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
used to identify stations
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: X_COORD
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
unknown units
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Y_COORD
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
unknown units
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LONG_DD27
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
longitude in decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LAT_DD27
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
latitude in decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Northing
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
UTM coordinates
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Easting
Attribute_Definition:
Used to determine exact feature location
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
UTM coordinates
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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
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
Format_Version_Number: ArcGIS 9.1
Transfer_Size: 0.001
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: http://nrdata.nps.gov/ASIS/ASISDATA/asis_baywater_stations2006.zip
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070207
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: 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
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://nrdata.nps.gov/profiles/nps_profile.xml
Profile_Name: NPS Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
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