Rare plants found on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1998-2003.

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Assateague Island National Seashore
Publication_Date: May 2003
Title:
Rare plants found on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1998-2003.
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: <http://science.nature.nps.gov/nrdata>
Description:
Abstract:
This data set contains plant species that are rare to the state of Maryland, some of which grow in abundance on Assateague Island.
Purpose:
The purpose of this data set is to document the location of rare plant species found on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1998 - 2003 for biological research and resource management.
Supplemental_Information:
This data set was created from compiling individual data sets from annual research.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: May 2003
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.216051
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.117834
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.285493
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.074188
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Assateague Island National Seashore Keyword Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Geographic Information System
Theme_Keyword: threatened & endangered species
Theme_Keyword: vegetation
Theme_Keyword: plants
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: National Park Service Theme Category Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Vegetation
Theme_Keyword: Biology
Theme_Keyword: Plants
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: biota
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
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
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: 8am-4:30pm
Security_Information:
Security_Classification: Unclassified
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: 2003
Title:
Metadata for Rare plants found on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1998-2003.
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage:
<http://nrdata.nps.gov/ASIS/ASISdata/ASIS_rareplants1998_2003.xml>

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 all of the rare plants on Assateague Island National Seashore from 1998-2003.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: unknown
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: unknown
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Using a GPS unit to record coordinates after plants were identified, using reference texts and NPS personnel
Process_Date: 2003
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

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: 82

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:
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Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000064
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000064
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

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: ASIS_rareplants1998_2003
Entity_Type_Definition: Rare Plants found on 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: ID
Attribute_Definition: Identification
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: ESRI generated field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: EASTING
Attribute_Definition: Coordinates used to identify feature's exact location.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: UTM coordinates
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NORTHING
Attribute_Definition: Coordinates used to identify feature's exact location.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: UTM coordinates
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME
Attribute_Definition: Name of plant species
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Latin word for plant
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DATE
Attribute_Definition: Date plant was discovered on the island.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: year/month/day
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LOCATION
Attribute_Definition: Place plant was found
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Plants general location
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COMMENT
Attribute_Definition: general comments
Attribute_Definition_Source: ASIS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: used for research

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.
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Transfer_Size: 0.017
Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20060814
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address.
City: REQUIRED: Berlin.
State_or_Province: REQUIRED: MD.
Postal_Code: REQUIRED: 21811.
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-641-1443.
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-641-1099
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:
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Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
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