Metadata for Fisheries Biologist Responsibility Areas
Identification Information:
Originator: Lydia Bailey, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, GIS Manager
Publication date: 04/27/2015
Title: Fisheries Biologist Responsibility Areas
Online linkage:

Fisheries biologist responsibility area boundaries for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP).
Display and/or analysis of FWP's fisheries biologist responsibility areas.

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: As needed
Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. This data set is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of this data set and assumes no responsibility for the suitability of this data set for a particular purpose. FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
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Data Quality Information:

Process step: Updated attribute names.
Process date: 12/16/2014
Process step:
Mike Vaughn retired 31Dec2014. Updated Biologist to Vacant.
Process date: 12/26/2014
Process contact:
Jane Horton
GIS Analyst
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59601-0701

Telephone: 406-444-3759

Process step: Corrected email and contact info for Clint Smith.
Process date: 12/29/2014
Process step:
Added David Moser as BZN area biologist per ther retirement of Mike Vaughn. AP - 04/27/2015
Process date: 04/27/2015
Process contact:
Adam Petersen
Fish and Wildlife Information Specialist
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
SDTS object type: GT-polygon composed of chains
SDTS object count: 31
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Spatial Reference Information:
Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Map projection:
Map projection name: NAD 1983 StatePlane Montana FIPS 2500
Lambert conformal conic:
NAD 1983 StatePlane Montana FIPS 2500
Standard parallel: 45.0
Standard parallel: 49.0
Longitude of central meridian: -109.5
Latitude of projection origin: 44.25
False easting: 600000.0
False northing: 0.0
Planar distance units: meter
Geodetic model:
Horizontal datum name: D North American 1983
Ellipsoid name: GRS 1980
Semi-major axis: 6378137.0
Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222101
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Entity and Attribute Information:

Attribute label: Shape
Attribute definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute domain: Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute label: REGION
Attribute definition: FWP Fisheries Administrative Region

Attribute label: BIOLOGIST
Attribute definition: Biologist's name

Attribute label: EMAIL
Attribute definition: Biologist's e-mail address.

Attribute label: STAFF_INFO
Attribute definition: Link to biologist's contact information.

Attribute label: MANAGER

Attribute label: MGRIDS
Attribute definition: Manager employee ID

Attribute label: EMPID
Attribute definition: Biologist's employee ID

Attribute label: MAP_LABEL
Attribute definition: Label for biologist's name to be used in small scale maps.

Attribute label: OBJECTID
Attribute definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute label: SHAPE.AREA
Attribute definition: Area in square meters of responsibility area.

Attribute label: SHAPE.LEN
Attribute definition: Perimeter of responsibility area in meters.
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Distribution Information:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59620-0701

Telephone: 406-444-5365

Resource description: 002

Distribution liability: See access and use constraints information.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Format name: SDE Feature Class
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 04/27/2015
Metadata contact:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59620-0701

Telephone: 406-444-5365

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