Galveston Bay Beach and Bay access sites

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Publication_Date: 2003
Title: Galveston Bay Beach and Bay access sites
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Description:
Abstract:
This data set consists of the public access points to bay and beaches within the Galveston Bay area. Data were subsetted from the Texas General Land Office's (GLO) Texas Gulf Beach and Bay Access data set. From the original metadata - data were collected by the Texas General Land Office in cooperation with coastal municipal and county governments.
Purpose:
To provide information on beach access sites for the Galveston Bay area.
Supplemental_Information:
This metadata record was generated using the original metadata record for the original data set. NWRC would like to acknowledge TX GLO for the use of the metadata.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2002
Currentness_Reference: Publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: none planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.5
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -94
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 31.5
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.5
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: beach access
Theme_Keyword: bay access
Theme_Keyword: location
Theme_Keyword: county
Theme_Keyword: fishing
Theme_Keyword: gulf access
Theme_Keyword: wildlife viewing
Theme_Keyword: camping
Theme_Keyword: picniking
Theme_Keyword: pier
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Texas
Place_Keyword: Southeast Texas
Place_Keyword: Galveston
Place_Keyword: Galveston Bay
Access_Constraints:
Data are for IMS use only. Please refer to the online linkage for the original data set.
Use_Constraints: From the original metadata - locations may be inexact.
Data_Set_Credit:
NWRC would like to acknowledge the Texas General Land Office for the use of the beach access data set.
Native_Data_Set_Environment: ESRI ArcINFO
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Texas General Land Office
Publication_Date: 2002
Title: beach and bay access sites
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: digital vector data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Austin, TX
Publisher: Texas General Land Office
Online_Linkage: <http://www.glo.state.tx.us>


Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Attribute accuracy is dependent on the accuracy of the original data source.
Logical_Consistency_Report: None
Completeness_Report: From the original metadata - locations may be inexact.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Texas General Land Office
Publication_Date: 2002
Title: beach and bay access sites
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: digital vector data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Austin, TX
Publisher: Texas General Land Office
Source_Scale_Denominator: 24,000
Type_of_Source_Media: digital database file
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2002
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: GLO
Source_Contribution: The primary source for the Galveston Bay beach access data set.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Using ArcINFO 8+, the original data set was reprojected from NAD27 to NAD83. The coordinate system was changed from geographic to UTM, and then subsetted to the boundaries of the Galveston Bay area (GMEP boundaries).
Process_Date: 2003


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Galveston Bay
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector


Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
UTM_Zone_Number: 15
Transverse_Mercator:
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -99
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0
False_Easting: 500000
False_Northing: 0
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: .9996
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Coordinate Pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: .61
Ordinate_Resolution: .61
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 637137
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
The beachaccess entity consists of 26 attributes, 2 ESRI generated and 24 GLO generated. The attribute provide information on location (county, street address), recreational opportunities, amenties, and gulf accessibilty. The attributes include FID and Shape (ESRI generated), LINK_ID, BBAG-ID, Site_name, Location_c, County, Name_2, Fishing, Wildlife_v, Windsurfin, Electricit, Swimming, Camping, Picnicking, Boat_ramp, Boat_dock, Pier, Restroom, Shower, Fresh_wate, Entrance_P, Mobility_i, Gulf_acces, Bay_river_, and Concession. For formal definition, please contact Texas General Land Office.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: TX GLO beachaccess.htm (metadata)


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20030328
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Contact_Position: Metadata Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical
Address: 700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
State_or_Province: LA
Postal_Code: 70506
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 337 266-8500
Metadata_Standard_Name: Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Access_Constraints: None
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
Acknowledgement of the National Wetlands Research Center as the metadata source would be appreciated. Please cite the original metadata when using portions to created another record for slightly altered data, such as reprojection.

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