UrbanServiceAreaPoly

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Frequently-anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: UrbanServiceAreaPoly
Abstract:
Service Areas for the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission areas.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Capital Area Regional Planning Commission, Feb 5th 2008, UrbanServiceAreaPoly: Capital Area Regional Planning Commission, Madison, WI.

    Online Links:

    • \\LIO1\LIO\GISPUBLIC\Departments\RPC\Transfer\UrbanServ.mdb

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.840169
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.010505
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 43.280230
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.844276

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      Indirect_Spatial_Reference: None
      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • G-polygon (46)
      • Point (4)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is Lambert Conformal Conic.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 42.908333
      Standard_Parallel: 43.230556
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -89.422222
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 41.750000
      False_Easting: 811000.000000
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000125
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000125
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is D_NAD_1983_HARN_Adj_WI_DN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS_1980_Adj_WI_DN.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378407.621000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.269877.

      Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
      Altitude_System_Definition:
      Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000
      Altitude_Encoding_Method:
      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    UrbanServiceAreaPoly

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    TYPE
    Urban or Limited

    NAME
    Service area name

    REVISED
    Date of last revision to the boundary

    STATUS
    Status of the area

    SHAPE_Length
    Length of feature in internal units. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE_Area
    Area of feature in internal units squared. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    The attribute information found in this dataset was collected by the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC).
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: Not available


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    Aaron C. Krebs
    Capital Area Regional Planning Commission
    GIS Specialist
    210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Room 362
    Madison, WI 53703
    USA

    (608) 266-9002 (voice)
    (608) 266-9117 (FAX)
    aaronk@danecorpc.org

    Hours_of_Service: Normal Business Hours (8:00am - 4:30pm)
    Contact_Instructions:
    Additional Contact Persons: Chris Gjeston (Administrative Services Manager) (608) 267-4138


Why was the data set created?

This dataset was developed for site specific and regional planning including land use, transportation, and environmental resource applications.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    (source 1 of 1)
    Capital Area Regional Planning Commission Capital Area Regional Planning Commission, Madison, Wisconsin.

    Source_Scale_Denominator: 2400

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 4)

    Person who carried out this activity:

    Aaron C. Krebs
    Capital Area Regional Planning Commission
    GIS Specialist
    210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Room 362
    Madison, WI 53703
    USA

    (608) 266-9002 (voice)
    (608) 266-9117 (FAX)
    aaronk@danecorpc.org

    Hours_of_Service: Normal Business Hours (8::00am - 4::30pm)
    Contact_Instructions:
    Additional Contact Persons:: Chris Gjeston (Administrative Services Manager) (608) 267-4318
    (process 2 of 4)
    Metadata imported.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • H:\Documents\METADATA\Dane County\xml\metadata_template.xml

    (process 3 of 4)
    Metadata imported.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • C:\DOCUME~1\ACK1~1.DC-\LOCALS~1\Temp\xmlB18.tmp

    (process 4 of 4)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • \\WS1839\E$\Gis\Data_Inventory\Rpc\EC USA\UrbanServ.mdb

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    The data set is 100% percent complete as of publication date.

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    The data set is topologically structured polygon data with no gaps or omissions.


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: Data is copyright and licensed for use.
Use_Constraints:
Refer to the License Agreement for Dane County Digital Geographic Data Sets. <http://www.co.dane.wi.us/lio/gis/licenseaggreement.pdf>

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    Dane County Land Information Office
    c/o Fred Iausly
    Senior GIS Analyst
    210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Room 360
    Madison, WI 53703
    USA

    (608) 266-4398 (voice)
    (608) 266-1242 (FAX)
    iausly@co.dane.wi.us

    Hours_of_Service: Normal Business Hours (8:00am - 4:30pm)
    Contact_Instructions:
    Additional Contact Persons:: Tim Confare (Senior GIS Analyst) (608) 267-1598
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Capital Area Regional Planning Commission service area (polygon)

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    The burden for determining 'fitness for use' rests entirely upon the requester/Licensee. Dane County and its co-producers will not be liable in any way for accuracy of the data or for uses other than intended. Dane County assumes no responsibility whatsoever for direct, indirect, special, consequential, exemplary or other damages. Licensee agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Dane County, its employees, agents, representatives and co-producers from any claims, damages, liabilities and expenses arising from Licensee's use of licensed data sets or products derived there from.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

  5. Is there some other way to get the data?

    An additional cost of $30/hour for staff time plus computer time and media charges is assessed for non-standard datasets or non-standard data file formats. Prices are subject to change without notice. Contact the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (608) 266-4138 for further details.


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 18-Jun-2008
Metadata author:
Aaron C. Krebs
Capital Area Regional Planning Commission
GIS Specialist
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Room 362
Madison, WI 53709
USA

(608) 266-9002 (voice)
(608) 266-9117 (FAX)
aaronk@danecorpc.org

Hours_of_Service: Normal Business Hours (8:00am - 4:30pm)
Contact_Instructions:
Additional Contact Persons: Chris Gjeston (Administrative Services Manager) 608-266-4138
Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:


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