Metadata for Fisheries Administrative Regions
Identification Information:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 08/20/2008
Title: Fisheries Administrative Regions
Publication place: Helena, Montana
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
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Browse graphic file name:
Browse graphic file description: Montana Fisheries Administrative Regions
Browse graphic file type: PNG

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

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 08/20/2008
Currentness reference: publication date
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.
Point of contact:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
Helena, MT 59620-0701

Telephone: 406-444-5365

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Data Quality Information:

Source information:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Title: Fisheries Biologist Responsibility Areas
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Process step:
Fisheries regional administrative areas are derived by dissolving on the REGION field in the fisheries biologist responsibility areas. The fisheries regional administrative layer is regenerated when there is a boundary change in the Fisheries Biologist Responsibility Areas layer.
Process date: 08/20/2008
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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
ESRI feature type: Polygon
ESRI feature count: 7
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Spatial Reference Information:
Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Projected coordinate system name: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Montana_FIPS_2500
Grid coordinate system name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
SPCS zone identifier: 2500
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 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
Altitude system definition:
Altitude resolution: 0.001000
Altitude encoding method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: FishRegions
Entity count: 7

Attribute label: SQMiles
Attribute alias: SQMILES
Attribute definition: Area in square miles

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

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

Attribute label: REGION
Attribute definition: FWP fisheries administrative region.

Attribute label: Acres
Attribute alias: ACRES
Attribute definition: Area in Acres
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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: Downloadable Data

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Digital form:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile
Transfer size: 0.229
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 08/20/2008
Metadata contact:
Adam Petersen
Fish / Wildlife Information Specialist
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-0701

Telephone: 406-444-1275

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