Montana Terrestrial Focus Areas 2005 - Tier 1

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication_Date: January 8, 2006
Title:
Montana Terrestrial Focus Areas 2005 - Tier 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/doingBusiness/reference/gisData/shapefiles/TerrestrialFAT1.shp.zip
Description:
Abstract:
This layer depicts U.S. Forest Service (USFS) ecological subsections, which were used to define potential geographic focus areas for the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MTFWP) Comprehensive Fish and Wildlife Conservation Strategy (CFWCS) effort started in 2005. See the following USFS website for further explanation of the ecological subsections; http://www.fs.fed.us/land/pubs/ecoregions/.  The USFS source layer can be downloaded from Montana Natural Resource Information Service (NRIS) at http://nris.mt.gov/gis/gisdatalib/showDownloads.aspx?covdesc=Ecoregions%20of%20Montana&covid=1810. Each subsection was ranked using both quantitative and qualitative criteria and using the ranks revised based on peer review and expert opinion. For methodology relating to this ranking please visit the Montana Comprehensive Fish and Wildlife Management Strategy website at http://fwp.mt.gov/specieshabitat/strategy/default.html.
Purpose:
To provide a spatial representation of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks terrestrial focus areas and associated conservation tiers.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2005
Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -116.092626
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.541431
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.177970
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.434936
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: terrestrail priority
Theme_Keyword: terrestrial
Theme_Keyword: huc
Theme_Keyword: planning
Place:
Place_Keyword: Montana
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Lydia Bailey
Contact_Organization: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Contact_Position: GIS & Natural Resource Data Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1420 East 6th Ave
Address:
PO Box 200701
City: Helena
State_or_Province: Montana
Postal_Code: 59620-0701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 406-444-5365
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 406-444-4952
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: lbailey@mt.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 am - 5 pm (Mon - Fri) Mountain Time
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.2.1350
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Varies on the data source.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Scale_Denominator: 100000
Source_Contribution:
USFS sub-section ecoregions orginal data source
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The USFS sub-section ecoregions were used as a base.  Tier rankings (conservation priorities) were determined by Montana Fish Widllife and Parks and were added as a new field to this layer.
Process_Date: 2005
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The polygons with 'CFWCSTier=1' were extracted from the full suite of Montana Fish, Willdlife and Parks Comprehensive Fish and Wildlife Conservation Strategy Terrestrial Focus Area polygons. A defintion query and export in ArcGIS 9.2 was used for this process.
Process_Date: 2005
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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: 0
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Lambert_Conformal_Conic:
Standard_Parallel: 45.000000
Standard_Parallel: 49.000000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -109.500000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 44.250000
False_Easting: 600000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000449
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000449
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Resolution: 0.000010
Altitude_Encoding_Method: Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: CFWCSTERRESTRIALFOCUST1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
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_Length
Attribute_Definition:
Length of feature in internal units.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Area
Attribute_Definition:
Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CFWCSName
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Lydia Bailey
Contact_Organization: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Contact_Position: GIS and Natural Resource Data Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1420 East 6th Ave
Address:
PO Box 200701
City: Helena
State_or_Province: Montana
Postal_Code: 59620-0701
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 406-444-5365
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 406-444-4952
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: lbailey@mt.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 am - 5 pm (Mon-Fri) Mountain Time
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ArcView Shapefile
Format_Version_Number: 3.3
Transfer_Size: 0.644
Available_Time_Period:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 1999
Ending_Date: 2005
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070521
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Contact_Person: Scott Story
Contact_Position: Wildlife Information Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1420 East 6th Ave
Address:
PO Box 200701
City: Helena
State_or_Province: Montana
Postal_Code: 59620-0701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 406-444-3759
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: sstory@mt.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 am - 5 pm (Mon-Fri) Mountain Time
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
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