Gulf of Mexico Federal Lands

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Publication_Date: 20050201
Title: Gulf of Mexico Federal Lands
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: <http://gulfsci.usgs.gov>
Description:
Abstract:
This data set consists of all known federal lands for the Gulf of Mexico study area. Federal lands include national forests, parks, wildlife refuges, management areas, indian reservations, military facilities, and other public lands. The lands' boundaries were compiled from different federal agencies.
Purpose:
To display all known federal lands for the Gulf of Mexico region (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 1999
Ending_Date: 2004
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.001021
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.000766
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 23.000336
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 23.000226
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: national parks
Theme_Keyword: federal lands
Theme_Keyword: wildlife refuges
Theme_Keyword: national forests
Theme_Keyword: management areas
Theme_Keyword: military
Theme_Keyword: Air Force Bases
Theme_Keyword: Arny forts
Theme_Keyword: Naval bases
Theme_Keyword: Indian Reservations
Theme_Keyword: Wilderness
Theme_Keyword: National seashores
Theme_Keyword: National Historic parks
Theme_Keyword: National grasslands
Theme_Keyword: Public lands
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Theme_Keyword: GIS
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
Place_Keyword: Texas
Place_Keyword: Louisiana
Place_Keyword: Mississippi
Place_Keyword: Alabama
Place_Keyword: Florida
Place_Keyword: Gulf Coast
Access_Constraints:
It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from the distributor described in the distribution section of this metadata record or from another USGS server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. The distributor makes no claim as to the data's suitability for other purposes.
Use_Constraints:
Acknowledgement of the US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center as a data source would be appreciated in products developed from these data, and such acknowledgement as is standard for citation and legal practices for data sources is expected by users of these data. Users should be aware that comparison with other data sets for the same area from other time periods may be inaccurate due to inconsistencies resulting form changes in mapping conventions, data collection, and computer processes over time. The distributor shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of these data, based on the description of appropriate/inappropriate uses described in this metadata document. These data are not legal documents and are not to be used as such.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
State_or_Province: LA
Postal_Code: 70506
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 337-266-8500
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 337-266-8616
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.0.0.535

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The accuracy of the attributes is based on the accuracy of the original data sources. The attributes were individually checked to ensure the name of the federal land matched the polygon.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
All polygons are complete and contain no empty or null values. No adjacent polygons share the same attribute value.
Completeness_Report: The data are complete as possible.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The accuracy of the horizontal positions is based on the accuracy of the original data sources. If the original data sources met the National Mapping Accuracy Standard, then the digital data should match.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: The National Atlas of the United States
Publication_Date: 200412
Title: Federal Lands of the United States
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: The National Atlas of the United States
Online_Linkage: <http://nationalatlas.gov>
Type_of_Source_Media: database file
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2004
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Contribution: The primary data source for the boundaries of federal lands
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Publication_Date: 20000915
Title: National Forest Boundaries (Lower 48)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: USDA, Forest Service Geospatial Service and Technology Center
Online_Linkage: <http://www.roadless.fs.fed.us>
Type_of_Source_Media: database file
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19991206
Ending_Date: 20000915
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Contribution:
A secondary data source for federal lands (national forest lands)
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast region
Publication_Date: 2004
Title: National Wildlife Refuge Boundaries, Region 4 (southeast)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Lakewood, CO
Publisher: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Online_Linkage: <http://www.fws.gov/data/gishome.html>
Type_of_Source_Media: database file
Source_Contribution:
A secondary data source for federal lands (national wildlife refuges)
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Park Service
Publication_Date: 20021101
Title: National Park Service- Park Boundaries
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Fort Collins, CO
Publisher: National Park Service
Online_Linkage: <http://nrdata.nps.gov/>
Type_of_Source_Media: database file
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20020201
Ending_Date: 20041208
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Contribution:
A secondary data source for federal lands (national parks, seashores, grasslands, etc)

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 262

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Standard_Parallel: 29.500
Standard_Parallel: 45.500
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -96.00
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 23.00
False_Easting: 0.0
False_Northing: 0.0
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.0
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.0
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.00
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: fedlands
Entity_Type_Definition: The federal lands for the Gulf of Mexico
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
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: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA
Attribute_Definition: The area of the federal land
Attribute_Definition_Source: NWRC
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 30633.211
Range_Domain_Maximum: 939616424
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: coverage units
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute_Definition: The perimeter of the federal land
Attribute_Definition_Source: NWRC
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 0.0
Range_Domain_Maximum: 407429.65
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: coverage units
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FEDLND_CP_
Attribute_Definition: The internal identification number of the federal land
Attribute_Definition_Source: NWRC
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Although numerical in value, there is no assigned unit of measurement for the values
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FEATURE1
Attribute_Definition: The type of federal lands and the associated federal agency
Attribute_Definition_Source: NWRC
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Air Force DOD
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Land designated for use by the US Air Force
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Army Corps of Engineers DOD
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A lake, reservoir, or other water body under the authority of the Army Corp of Engineers
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Army DOD
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Land designated for use by the US Army
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Bureau of Reclamation BOR
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A reservior, lake, wildlife managment area, or other areas under the auspices of the Bureau of Reclamation
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Indian Reservation BIA
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Land designated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A space flight center, base, or laboratory of the National Aeronautics and Space Administrations
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Forest FS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: An area established for the protection of forest resources
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Grassland FS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An area designated by the Secretary of Agriculture and permanently held by the Dept of Agriculture under Title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Historic Park NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: A national park of historic significance
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Historic Site NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An area designated as being of national historic significance due to a single feature
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Monument NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An area administered by the National Park Service for the protection of historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, or other objects of historic or scientific interest
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Parkway NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A roadway and the connected land or cultural sites paralleling the roadway, intended for scenic motoring along a protected corridor
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Park NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A tract of land, having a wide variety of attributes, protected and preserved for the use and enjoyment of the public
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Preserve NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A tract of land set aside for the preservation of scenic or wildlife areas
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Recreation NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A national park area, centered on a large reservior, emphasizing water-based recreation, or centered near a major population center to preserve historic resources and other natural areas that provide outdoor recreation.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Seashore NPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A designated area along the Atlantic, Pacific, or Gulf Coast, established to preserve and protect recreational coastline
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: National Wildlife Refuge FWS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A tract of land or water protected for the preservation of wildlife
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Navy DOD
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Land designated for use by the US Navy
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: TVA
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A land or water area owned or managed by the Tennessee River Valley
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Wildlife Management Area FWS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An area established to conserve and enhance wildlife and wildlife habitats, and to provide public recreation opportunities
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME1
Attribute_Definition: The name associated with the feature
Attribute_Definition_Source: NWRC
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: There is no predefined set of valid names for this attribute
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STATE
Attribute_Definition:
The two character code for the state in which the federal land is located
Attribute_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name:
Code for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of the US, and Associated Areas; FIPS Pub 5-2
Codeset_Source:
US Dept of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STATE_FIPS
Attribute_Definition:
The two-digit code for the States in which the federal land is located
Attribute_Definition_Source: National Atlas of US
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name:
Code for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of the US, and Associated Areas; FIPS Pub 5-2
Codeset_Source:
US Dept of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
State_or_Province: LA
Postal_Code: 70506
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 337 266-8500
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 337 266-8616
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or usage of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data sets. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from a USGS server, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. NWRC shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. So, these data are provided "as is" and without any expressed or implied warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Also, the use of trade names or commerical products in this metadata is solely for the purpose of providing specific information, and does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the US Government. Any downloading and use of the data signifies a user's agreement to comprehension and compliance of the USGS/NWRC Standard Disclaimer. Insure all portions of metadata are read and clearly understood before using these data in order to protect both user and NWRC interests.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ARCE
File_Decompression_Technique: no compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.691
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://gulfsci.usgs.gov>
Fees: None, if available online

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20050201
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: US Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center
Contact_Position: Metadata Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 700 Cajundome Blvd
City: Lafayette
State_or_Province: LA
Postal_Code: 70506
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 337 266-8500
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 337 266-8616
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:
Acknowledgement of the USGS National Wetlands Research Center as a metadata source would be appreciated if portions of the record is used to generate another record for slightly altered data (such as reprojection, etc.)

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