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COVERAGE PARK_PRECIP - Precipitation - Lake Clark Basin

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tim Brabets
Publication_Date: 20000214
Title:
COVERAGE PARK_PRECIP - Precipitation - Lake Clark Basin
Edition: (Version 1.0, February 13, 2000)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name: None
Issue_Identification: None
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Anchorage, AK
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey Scale_Denominator: 250,000
Online_Linkage: <URL:<https://agdc.usgs.gov/>

Description:
Abstract:

As part of an interagency agreement between the National Park
Service (NPS) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), basin
characteristics are being determined for a number of watersheds
in National Parks of Alaska. Many of the characteristics are
being determined by use of Geographical Information Systems
(GIS). GiS coverages are being made available to other interested
parties.

Purpose:

The purpose of this data set is to provide the NPS information about the precipitation of the Lake Clark Basin to do basic spatial analysis. A GIS coverage of the precipitation of the Lake Clark Basin can be used to determine the amount of precipitation for a given watershed. Knowledge of the amount of precipitation for a watershed can explain some of the runoff characteristics for the basin. More knowledge and understanding of the Lake Clark Basin will help the NPS in making sound management decisions.

Supplemental_Information:
Procedures_Used The GIS of the geology of the Lake Clark Basin was created by obtaining a statewide precipitation coverage of Alaska done by Jones and Fahl in 1993. Using the ARC/INFO CLIP command and the basin boundary of the Lake Clark Basin, the precipitation coverage of the Lake Clark Basin was created. The coverage was projected into an Albers Equal Area projection with the following parameters:

Projection ALBERS Units METERS Spheroid CLARKE1866 Datum NAD27 Parameters: 1st standard parallel 55 00 00 2nd standard parallel 65 00 00 central meridian -154 00 00 latitude of projection's origin 50 00 00 false easting (meters) 0.0000 false northing (meters) 0.0000

The attribute INCHES indicates the amount of annual precipitation, in inches, for the given polygon.

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20000214
Currentness_Reference: N/A

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -156.03500776
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -152.67948974
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 61.03282963
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.83955531

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Precipitation
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Lake Clark, Alaska, Lake Clark National Park

Access_Constraints: NONE

Use_Constraints: For use at scales of 1:250,000 or smaller

Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Tim Brabets
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
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)

Data_Set_Credit: N/A

Native_Data_Set_Environment:
dgux, 5.4R3.10, AViiON UNIX ARC/INFO version 7.1.1

Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tim Brabets
Publication_Date: 20000214
Title: Precipitation - Lake Clark Basin
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name: N/A
Issue_Identification: N/A
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Anchorage, AK
Publisher: USGS
Online_Linkage: <URL:https://agdc.usgs.gov/>


Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: N/A

Logical_Consistency_Report: Polygon topology present.

Completeness_Report: N/A

Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: N/A

Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
First draft of metadata created by tbrabets using FGDCMETA.AML ver. 1.31 10/16/98 on ARC/INFO data set /projects/proj_sled/working/park_precip
Process_Date: 20000213


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: 6
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: String
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 81
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 7


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: 65
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: 0.001
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.001
Planar_Distance_Units: Meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 294.98


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:


PARK_PRECIP.PAT:

COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME
    1  AREA                   8    18     F      5
    9  PERIMETER              8    18     F      5
   17  PARK_PRECIP#           4     5     B      -
   21  PARK_PRECIP-ID         4     5     B      -
   25  INCHES                 3     3     I      -

   INCHES is the annual amount of precipitation
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: none


Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Alaska District Office
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 4230 University Drive, Suite 201
City: Anchorage
State_or_Province: AK
Postal_Code: 99508
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 907-786-7100
Contact_Instructions: Contact via email
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: tbrabets@usgs.gov

Distribution_Liability:

Although these data have been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data.

The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of this data, software, or related materials.


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20000213
Metadata_Review_Date: 20000214
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Tim Brabets
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)
Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata ("CSDGM version 2")
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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