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Physiographic Regions of the Cook Inlet Basin - NAWQA

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tim Brabets
Publication_Date: 1998
Publication_Time:
Title: Physiographic Regions of the Cook Inlet Basin - NAWQA
Edition: 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Name Issue_Identification
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Anchorage
Publisher: USGS
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: <URL:https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/usgs/water>

Description:

Abstract:

nawqa_phys is a polygon coverage of the physiographic divisions within
the Cook Inlet Basin, National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) study unit.
The coverage was created from a statewide coverage of physiographic
divisions based on USGS Professional Paper 482.

Purpose:

The purpose of nawqa_phys is to give a general overview of the different
physiographic divisions that exist in the Cook Inlet Basin. This coverage,
along with several other coverages of the Cook Inlet Basin, will be used to
help determine water-quality sampling locations.

Limitations_of_Data:

The coverage was developed at a 1:2,000,000 scale. Thus, caution should be
used at smaller scales.

Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:

The polygon attribute table contains the standard items with an additional item
name CODE. CODE has a value from 0 to 5. The following physiographic units are
associated with these values for CODE: 0 - Water; 1 - Extremely high rugged
mountains; 2 - Moderately high rugged mountains; 3 - Low mountains, generally
rolling; 4 - Plateaus and highlands of rolling topography and gentle slopes;
5 - Plains and lowlands.

Procedures_Used:

nawqa_phys was created from a statewide coverage of the physiographic divisions
of Alaska. The drainage basin boundaries of the Cook Inlet Basin, developed
from 1:250,000 quadrangle maps, were used as the boundaries of the coverage.

Revisions:

No revisions are planned for this dataset.

Reviews_Applied_to_Data:

The coverage was reviewed by Tim Brabets and Roy Glass by comparing a plot
of the coverage to the map contained in USGS Professional Paper 482. Roy
Glass reviewed the documentation. An editorial review of the documentation
was done by Liska Snyder.

Related_Spatial_and_Tabular_Data_Sets:

None.

References_Cited:

Wahrhaftig, C., 1965, Physiographic divisions of Alaska: U.S. Geological
Survey Professional Paper 482, 50 p. 6 plates.

Notes:

None

Currentness_Reference:

Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:

No updates are planned.

Access_Constraints:

Point_of_Contact: USGS-WRD

Data_Set_Credit:

USGS EROS field office, Anchorage, AK

Completeness_Report:

Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

Unknown

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

Cloud_Cover:

Abstract:
Purpose:
Supplemental_Information:

Procedures_Used: Revisions: Reviews_Applied_to_Data: Related_Spatial_and_Tabular_Data_Sets: Other_References_Cited: Notes:

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 19970624
Time_of_Day: 1400
Currentness_Reference:
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -154.85231357
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -146.05590611
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 63.79333933
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.43916036
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Physiography, NAWQA, Cook Inlet, Alaska, AKWRD
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: South central Alaska, Cook Inlet Basin
Stratum:
Stratum_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Stratum_Keyword: None
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Temporal_Keyword: None
Access_Constraints:
Use_Constraints:
Point_of_Contact:

Data_Set_Credit:
Security_Information:
Security_Classification_System: None
Security_Classification: Unclassified
Security_Handling_Description: None
Native_Data_Set_Environment: dgux, 5.4R3.10, AViiON UNIX, ARC/INFO version 7.0.4


Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: See Entity_Attribute_Information
Quantitative_Attribute_Accuracy_Assessment:
Attribute_Accuracy_Value: See Explanation
Attribute_Accuracy_Explanation:
Attribute accuracy is described, where present, with each attribute defined in the Entity and Attribute Section.
Logical_Consistency_Report: Polygon topology present.
Completeness_Report:

Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Quantitative_Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Value: 100 meters
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation: Resolution as reported
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Publication_Date:
Title:
Source_Scale_Denominator: 2,000,000
Type_of_Source_Media:
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:
Source_Currentness_Reference:
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
Source_Contribution:
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS ELIMINATE NAWQA_PHYS NAWQA1_PHYS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970430
Process_Time: 0956
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS RENAME NAWQA1_PHYS NAWQA_PHYS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970430
Process_Time: 1341
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS CREATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970625
Process_Time: 1430
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980116
Process_Time: 1301
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980120
Process_Time: 1502
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS COPY /PROJECTS/PROJ_SLED/NAWQA/NAWQA_PHYS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980121
Process_Time: 1018
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980122
Process_Time: 0818
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980131
Process_Time: 0851
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS LABELERRORS NAWQA_PHYS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980227
Process_Time: 1120
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS NODEERRORS NAWQA_PHYS DANGLE
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980227
Process_Time: 1120
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_PHYS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980227
Process_Time: 1126
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Cloud_Cover: Unknown


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 42
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: String
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 285
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 43


Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Standard_Parallel: 55
Standard_Parallel: 55
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -154
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 50
False_Easting: 0.00000
False_Northing: 0.00000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 1.0
Ordinate_Resolution: 1.0
Planar_Distance_Units: METERS
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: Unknown
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 294.98


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: NAWQA_PHYS.PAT
Entity_Type_Definition: Polygon attribute table
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: USGS Professional Paper 482
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: -
Attribute_Definition: Polygon attribute table
Attribute_Definition_Source: USGS Professional Paper 482
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: -
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA
Attribute_Definition: Area of poly/region in square coverage units
Attribute_Definition_Source: Computed
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Positive real numbers
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute_Definition: Perimeter of poly/region in coverage units
Attribute_Definition_Source: Computed
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Positive real numbers
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAWQA_PHYS#
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number
Attribute_Definition_Source: Computed
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Sequential unique positive integer
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAWQA_PHYS-ID
Attribute_Definition: User-assigned feature number
Attribute_Definition_Source: User-defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Integer
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CODE
Attribute_Definition: CODE determines the type physiographic unit
Attribute_Definition_Source: User-defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Any interger from 0 to 5
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: Not Available


Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Tim Brabets
Contact_Organization: USGS-WRD
Contact_Position: Hydrologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 4230 University Drive, Suite 201
City: Anchorage
State_or_Province: AK
Postal_Code: 99508
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 907-786-7105
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 907-786-7150
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: tbrabets@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 - 4:30 AST
Resource_Description: Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Distribution_Liability: No liability is assumed
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ARCG ARC/INFO Generate format
Format_Version_Number: 7.0.4
File_Decompression_Technique: gzip
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <URL:https://agdcftp1.wr.usgs.gov/pub/usgs/water/nawqa_phys.tar.gz>
Fees: Free


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 19980227
Metadata_Contact:

Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: Local Time
Metadata_Security_Information:
Metadata_Security_Classification_System: None
Metadata_Security_Classification: Unclassified
Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: None


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