1988 Eelgrass Bed Polygons of Narragansett Bay

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IDENTIFICATION_INFORMATION

Citation: Citation_Information: Originator: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Publication_Date: 20010202 Title: 1992 Eelgrass Bed Polygons of Narragansett Bay Edition: 1 Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Map Publication_Information: Publication_Place: Environmental Data Center, University of Rhode Island Publisher: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Other_Citation_Details: Online_Linkage: www.edc.uri.edu/eelgrass Larger_Work_Citation: Narragansett Bay Project Habitat Data Citation_Information: Originator: Narragansett Bay Project Publication_Date: 1992 Title: Habitat-Geo Publication_Information: Publication_Place: Providence, RI Publisher: Narragansett Bay Project Online_Linkage: Description: Abstract: Eelgrass bed polygon coverages of Narragansett Bay, reselected from the original 1992 Narragansett Bay Project habitat dataset, Habitat-Geo, which was delineated from 1988 aerial photography at 4800 scale, and interpreted by Applied Science Associates of Narragansett, RI. Purpose: Eelgrass resource inventory and management Supplemental_Information: Time_Period_of_Content: Time_Period_Information: Range_of_Dates/Times: Beginning_Date: 10/1/00 Ending_Date: 2/2/01 Currentness_Reference: Status: Progress: Complete Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Continually Spatial_Domain: Bounding_Coordinates: West_Bounding_Coordinate: -71.4471 East_Bounding_Coordinate: -71.2061 North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.5882 South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.4745 Keywords: Theme: Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None Theme_Keyword: eelgrass, Narragansett Bay, seagrass, SAV, resource management, Coastal Resources Management Council, estuary Place: Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None Place_Keyword: Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay, New England Access_Constraints: Use_Constraints: Point_of_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Contact_Person: Laura Ernst Contact_Position: Resource Manager Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: 4808 Tower Hill Road City: Wakefield State_or_Province: RI Postal_Code: 02879 Country: US Contact_Voice_Telephone: 401/783-3370 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 401/783-3767 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: l_ernst@crmc.state.ri.us Hours_of_Service: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday Native_Data_Set_Environment: ArcView version 3.2 shapefile format d:\jill\crmc\ims\narrbayproj.shp Top

DATA_QUALITY_INFORMATION

Attribute_Accuracy: Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Attributes from aerial photo interpretation and field verification. Logical_Consistency_Report: Completeness_Report: Positional_Accuracy: Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy: Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Dependent on interpretation (contouring) of field data. Shoreline on imagry is unequal to USGS shoreline boundary. Boundary location dependent on aerial photo interpretation. Vertical_Positional_Accuracy: Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Dependent on interpretation (contouring) of field data. Shoreline on imagry is unequal to USGS shoreline boundary. Boundary location dependent on aerial photo interpretation. Lineage: Source_Information: Source_Citation: Citation_Information: Originator: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Publication_Date: 20010202 Title: 1992 Eelgrass Bed Polygons of Narragansett Bay Edition: 1 Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map Publication_Information: Publication_Place: Environmental Data Center, University of Rhode Island Publisher: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Other_Citation_Details: Online_Linkage: www.edc.uri.edu/eelgrass Larger_Work_Citation: Citation_Information: Originator: Narragansett Bay Project Publication_Date: 1992 Title: Habitat-Geo Publication_Information: Publication_Place: Providence, RI Publisher: Narragansett Bay Project Online_Linkage: Source_Scale_Denominator: 4800 Type_of_Source_Media: aerial photo Source_Time_Period_of_Content: Time_Period_Information: Range_of_Dates/Times: Beginning_Date: 4/13/88 Ending_Date: 4/26/88 Source_Currentness_Reference: Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Source_Contribution: Aerial photo interpretation and digitization Process_Step: Process_Description: Original 1992 Narragansett Bay Project dataset, Habitat-Geo, was reselected in ArcInfo for HABITAT code "VEB". A new coverage was created from the resulting records. Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Process_Date: 10/1/00 Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Process_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Person_Primary: Contact_Organization: Environmental Data Center, University of Rhode Island Contact_Person: Jill Bodnar Contact_Position: Graduate Research Assistant Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: 1 Greenhouse Way, Coastal Institute in Kingston City: Kingston State_or_Province: RI Postal_Code: 02881 Country: US Contact_Voice_Telephone: 401/874-5054 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jill@edc.uri.edu Hours_of_Service: 24/7 Top

SPATIAL_DATA_ORGANIZATION_INFORMATION

Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector Point_and_Vector_Object_Information: SDTS_Terms_Description: SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 46 Top

SPATIAL_REFERENCE_INFORMATION

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition: Planar: Grid_Coordinate_System: Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983 State_Plane_Coordinate_System: SPCS_Zone_Identifier: Rhode Island Transverse_Mercator: Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999994 Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -71.500000 Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 41.083333 False_Easting: 328083.333300 False_Northing: 0.000000 Planar_Coordinate_Information: Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Coordinate pair Coordinate_Representation: Abscissa_Resolution: Ordinate_Resolution: Planar_Distance_Units: Geodetic_Model: Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983 Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 80 Semi-major_Axis: 20925604.4720406 Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.26 Top

ENTITY_AND_ATTRIBUTE_INFORMATION

Overview_Description: Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: HABITAT- "VEB" (eelgrass) DXF_LAYER - makes autocad layers from ArcInfo attributes DEP_ENV - Geologic depositional environment codes VEGETATION - Type of nearshore subtidal vegetation (eelgrass) CODE - Numeric code correspondent to wetlands WET_CHAR - Wetland code UTIL - Utility item for data manipulation Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: Top

DISTRIBUTION_INFORMATION

Distributor: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: RI Coastal Resources Management Council Contact_Person: Laura Ernst Contact_Position: Resource Manager Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: 4808 Tower Hill Road City: Wakefield State_or_Province: RI Postal_Code: 02879 Country: US Contact_Voice_Telephone: 401/783-3370 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 401/783-3767 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: l_ernst@crmc.state.ri.us Hours_of_Service: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday Resource_Description: Eelgrass Bed polygon coverage of Narragansett Bay Distribution_Liability: Standard_Order_Process: Non-Digital_Form: Fees: Ordering_Instructions: Top

METADATA_REFERENCE_INFORMATION

Metadata_Date: 2/2/01 Metadata_Review_Date: 2/2/01 Metadata_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: Environmental Data Center, University of Rhode Island Contact_Person: Jill Bodnar Contact_Position: Graduate Research Assistant Contact_Address: Address_Type: Mailing and physical address Address: 1 Greenhouse Way, Coastal Institute in Kingston City: Kingston State_or_Province: RI Postal_Code: 02881 Country: US Contact_Voice_Telephone: 401/874-5054 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jill@edc.uri.edu Hours_of_Service: 24/7 Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC CSDGM Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Top


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