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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection
Originator: Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Publication_Date: 2007
Title: fl2006v1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Forest Insect & Disease Conditions in Alaska
Issue_Identification: fl07
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Anchorage, AK
Other_Citation_Details: 2007 Insect and Disease Aerial Survey - Flight Line
Online_Linkage: <https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/projects/fhm/#K>
Description:
Abstract:
This data contains the flight lines that correspond with the Insect and Disease survey for 2006. The flight lines come from two sources, either hand drawn on the base maps in flight and then "heads up" digitized using USGS digital topographic maps as background or collected as a log file via GPS in GeoLink 6.2.11.7 maping software. The two types of information were appended in arcview as one layer, edge-matched.
Purpose:
This data was created to identify the actual flight line for the corresponding Insect and Disease aerial survey information. An estimate of area surveyed cooresponds to a two mile buffer from flight line.
Supplemental_Information:
Procedures_Used: Most flight lines were collected via GPS. GPS flight lines were collected daily. These daily files and the "heads up" digitized lines were merged together in Arc/View and attributes added. All zones were reprojected into ALBERS. Any corrections to the flight lines were made at this time.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 7/2006
Ending_Date: 8/2006
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -167.065589
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.721784
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 68.961871
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 54.347463
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Theme_Keyword: aerial
Theme_Keyword: survey
Theme_Keyword: flight line
Theme_Keyword: flightline
Theme_Keyword: forest
Theme_Keyword: damage
Theme_Keyword: pest
Theme_Keyword: insect
Theme_Keyword: disease
Theme_Keyword: spruce beetle
Theme_Keyword: invasive
Theme_Keyword: Climate
Place:
Place_Keyword: Alaska
Place_Keyword: Anchorage
Place_Keyword: Juneau
Place_Keyword: drainages
Place_Keyword: southeast
Place_Keyword: interior
Place_Keyword: south-central
Place_Keyword: Fairbanks
Stratum:
Stratum_Keyword: land
Stratum_Keyword: forest
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword: summer
Temporal_Keyword: 2006
Temporal_Keyword: July
Temporal_Keyword: August
Access_Constraints:
To ensure distribution of the most current public information, please refer requests for data or products to USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection or Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Use_Constraints:
It is not recommended the data be used at a scale larger than 1:250,000. Any hardcopies or published datasets utilizing these data sets shall clearly indicate their source. If the user has modified the data in any way they are obligated to describe the types of modifications they have performed. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent these data sets, nor to imply that changes they made were approved by the USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection or Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection
Contact_Position: Aerial Survey Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2770 Sherwood Lane, suite 2A
City: Juneau
State_or_Province: AK
Postal_Code: 99801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 907 586 7971
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 907 586 7848
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dwittwer@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 0800-1630 AST
Contact_Instructions: See Distribution_Information
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: <https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/projects/fhm/#K>
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: JPEG
Data_Set_Credit:
USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection, and Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.1.1332

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Attribute accuracy is tested by visually comparing the source with interactive display of flight line data on a computer. Frequency tables also verified standard coding.
Completeness_Report: The flightline file represents the flight path.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Flight path center is based on GPS data collected with a Garmin GPS or hand sketched flight paths
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Scale_Denominator: 250000
Type_of_Source_Media:
USGS 1:250,000 DRG's of the topographic-bathymetric series maps or GPS
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 7/2006
Ending_Date: 8/2006
Source_Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Surveys were conducted by USFS FHP personnel and ADNR entomologist using Geo-Link software to capture flight line information from a GPS log. The flight lines for the western interior loop out of Anchorage Alaska were hand sketched at the time of capture on 1:250,000 scale USGS topographic-bathymetric series maps. Flight lines on the base maps are digitized into Arc/View using USGS 1:250,000 DRG's of the topographic-bathymetric series maps as background. The flight lines for the eastern interior south-central and Southeast Alaska are recorded at the time of capture into a Global Positioning System database. All files were Appended and projected in ArcView.
Process_Date: 2006
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: C:\DOCUME~1\dwittwer\LOCALS~1\Temp\xml320.tmp
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: F:\!special\aerialsurvey\as2005\akalbers\fl2005.shp.xml
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
F:\!special\aerialsurvey\as2007\agdc_webfiles_2007\fl_2007v1.shp.xml
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Dataset copied.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: F:\!special\aerialsurvey\as2006\fl2006v1
Cloud_Cover: variable

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: String
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 91
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 4
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 121
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 4

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Standard_Parallel: 55.000000
Standard_Parallel: 65.000000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -154.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 50.000000
False_Easting: 0.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000000
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000000
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.400000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 294.978698

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: fl2006v1
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:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: WHO
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Surveyor1
Attribute_Definition: first observer
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Surveyor2
Attribute_Definition: second observer
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DateFlown
Attribute_Definition: date of flight
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: miles
Attribute_Definition: miles flown
Overview_Description:

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection
Contact_Position: Aerial Survey Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2770 Sherwood Lane, Suite 2A
City: Juneau
State_or_Province: AK
Postal_Code: 99801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 907 586 7971
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 907 586 7848
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dwittwer@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 0800-1630 AST
Contact_Instructions: e-mail requests
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
The US Forest Service and State of Alaska makes no express or implied warranties (including warranties of merchantability and fitness) with respect to the character, function, or capabilities of the electronic services or products or their appropriateness for any user's purposes. In no event will the US Forest Service or the State of Alaska be liable for any incidental, indirect, special, consequential or other damages suffered by the user or any other person or entity whether from the use of the electronic services or products, any failure thereof or otherwise, and in no event will the US Forest Service or the State of Alaska's liability to the requestor or anyone else exceed the fee paid for the electronic service or product.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size: 0.193
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: Forest Health Monitoring Data Clearinghouse
Access_Instructions: <https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/projects/fhm/>
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media: CD-ROM
Fees: 0
Ordering_Instructions: <https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/projects/fhm/>

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20080107
Metadata_Review_Date: none
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: none
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: USDA Forest Service, S&PF, FHP
Contact_Person: Dustin T Wittwer
Contact_Position: Biotechnician
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2770 Sherwood Lane, Suite 2A
City: Juneau
State_or_Province: AK
Postal_Code: 99801
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 907 586 7971
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 907 586 7848
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dwittwer@fs.fed.us
Hours_of_Service: 0800-1630 AST
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:
If the user has modified the data in any way they are obligated to describe the types of modifications they have performed in the supporting metadata file. User specifically agrees not to imply that changes they made were approved by the USDA Forest Service or Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: <http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html>
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile


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