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Roads in the Cook Inlet Basin - National Water-Quality Assessment Program

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tim Brabets
Publication_Date: 1998
Publication_Time:
Title:
Roads in the Cook Inlet Basin - National Water-Quality Assessment Program
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Name Issue_Identification
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Anchorage, AK
Publisher: USGS
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: <URL:https://agdc.usgs.gov/data/usgs/water>

Description:
Abstract:
nawqa_roads is a line coverage of the roads in the Cook Inlet Basin
National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) study unit. The coverage was
created using 1:2,000,000 digital line graphs (DLGs).

Purpose:
The purpose of nawqa_roads was to create one of the cultural features the Cook Inlet NAWQA. The coverage indicates the areas of Cook Inlet that are accessible by vehicles.

Supplemental_Information:

Procedures_Used:

A statewide coverage of the road system was obtained from USGS 1:2,000,000 digital line graphs using techniques described by Domaratz and others (1982). The drainage bsin boundaries of the Cook Inlet Basin, developed from 1:250,000 quadrangle maps, were used as the boundaries of this coverage.

Revisions:

Revisions will be made as more data become available.

Reviews_Applied_to_Data:

Roy Glass reviewed the coverage. An editorial review of the documentation was done by Liska Snyder.

Related_Spatial_and_Tabular_Data_Sets:

None

Other_References_Cited:

Domaratz, M.A., Hallam, C.A., Schmidt, W.E., and Calkins, H.W., 1982, Digital Line graphs from 1:2,000,000-scale maps: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 895-D, 40 p.

Notes:

None

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19970915
Beginning_Time: 1200
Ending_Date: 19970915
Ending_Time: 1300
Currentness_Reference:

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:

Coverage will be updated as new data become available.

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -153.89069826
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -145.06405771
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 63.49075834
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.24109582
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: roads, Cook Inlet, Southcentral Alaska, NAWQA, akwrd
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Southcentral Alaska, Cook INlet Basin
Stratum:
Stratum_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Stratum_Keyword: None
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Temporal_Keyword: None
Access_Constraints:

Point_of_Contact USGS-WRD

Use_Constraints:
The coverage was created from 1:2,000,000 digital line graphs. When using the coverage at smaller scales, exercise caution.

Point_of_Contact:

Data_Set_Credit:

Thanks to the USGS EROS field office, Anchorage, for providing the dataset.

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
Cross_Reference:
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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: Chain-node topology present.
Completeness_Report:

Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

Quantitative_Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Value: 30 meters
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation: Resolution as reported
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
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Publication_Date:
Title:
Source_Scale_Denominator: 2000000
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Source_Currentness_Reference:
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
Source_Contribution:
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS COPY /PROJECTS/PROJ_SLED/AK.COVS/BASE2/ROADS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970516
Process_Time: 0723
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS ARCEDIT /PROJECTS/PROJ_SLED/NAWQA/NAWQA_ROADS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970516
Process_Time: 0734
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS CREATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19970915
Process_Time: 1627
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
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Process_Date: 19970916
Process_Time: 0719
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980116
Process_Time: 1339
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980120
Process_Time: 1524
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
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Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980121
Process_Time: 1051
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980122
Process_Time: 0833
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980131
Process_Time: 0905
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS BUILD NAWQA_ROADS LINES
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980306
Process_Time: 0731
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Step:
Process_Description: TBRABETS DOCUMENT NAWQA_ROADS UPDATE TBRABETS
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Process_Date: 19980306
Process_Time: 0737
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: None
Cloud_Cover:


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
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Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 0
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Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 100
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 0


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_ROADS.AAT
Entity_Type_Definition: Arc attribute table
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: USGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: -
Attribute_Definition: Arc attribute table
Attribute_Definition_Source: USGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: -
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FNODE#
Attribute_Definition: Internal number of from-node
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:
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Attribute_Definition: Internal number of to-node
Attribute_Definition_Source: Computed
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Enumerated_Domain_Value: Sequential unique positive integer
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LPOLY#
Attribute_Definition: Internal number of poly to left of arc
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: RPOLY#
Attribute_Definition: Internal number of poly to right of arc
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: LENGTH
Attribute_Definition: Length of arc 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_ROADS#
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_ROADS-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:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:

The coverage includes only the standard attributes.

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_roads.tar.gz>
Fees: Free


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 19980306
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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