Metadata for Mountain Lion Management Units (2010 and 2011 Season)
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Title: Mountain Lion Management Units (2010 and 2011 Season)
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/managementUnitsMountainLion2010.zip
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/managementUnitsMountainLion2010.htm
Browse graphic file name: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/managementUnitsMountainLion2010.jpg
Browse graphic file description: Mountain Lion Management Units (2010 and 2011 Season)
Browse graphic file type: JPEG

Abstract: Mountain Lion Management Units (2010 and 2011 Season)
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of mountain lion management units.
Note: These boundaries and names are largely based upon Deer/Elk/Lion hunting districts.
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/huntDistrictsDeerElkLion2010.zip

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 08/01/2010
Currentness reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Annually
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
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


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Data Quality Information:
Attribute accuracy report:
It is unknown what some of the attributes are. The unknown attributes remain in the dataset to insure applications using the data are not disrupted.

Lineage:

Process step:
Updated boundaries based on deer/elk 2008 hunting districts. Updated harvest, region, quota, and districts attributes
Process date: 10/2008
Process step:
Updated boundaries based upon 2010 Deer/Elk/Lion boundary changes.
Added HuntType Field and removed quota fields. Changed Districts field to Name field.
Process date: 08/01/2010
Process step: Updated Metadata
Process step: Metadata imported.
Process date: 11/08/2010
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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
ESRI feature type: Polygon
ESRI feature count: 90
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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
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: 0.000010
Altitude encoding method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label:
managementUnitsMountainLion2010
Entity count: 90

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 define the features.

Attribute label: REG
Attribute definition:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wildlife administrative region.

Attribute label: NAME
Attribute definition:
Hunting district number or name of area when not a hunting district.

Attribute label: HUNTTYPE
Attribute definition: Type of hunting allowed in district/area.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
No Hunting Allowed Preserves and National Parks where no hunting is allowed .
Hunting Not Administered by MT FWP Areas where hunting is not administered by MT FWP, such as Indian Reservations.
No Hunting Allowed for this Species Areas outside of hunting districts. In these areas no hunting is allowed for this species.
General Areas where hunting is allowed using general tags.
Permit Areas where hunting is allowed via permit only.
Variable Areas where hunting is allowed. Hunting may be allowed using general tags or limited permit depending upon the species, sex and/or class.
Quota Areas where hunting is allowed until a quota is reached.
Closed Hunting districts where hunting is not currently allowed.

Attribute label: AREA_ACRES
Attribute definition: Area in acres.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent for scale
Attribute value accuracy explanation: calculated from shape_area

Attribute label: AREA_KM
Attribute definition: Area in square kilometers.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent for scale
Attribute value accuracy explanation: calculated from shape_area

Attribute label: AREA_MI
Attribute definition: Area in square miles.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent for scale
Attribute value accuracy explanation: calculated from shape_area

Attribute label: Shape_Leng

Attribute label: Shape_Area
Attribute definition: Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-5365
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


Resource description: Downloadable Data


Distribution liability:
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile
Transfer size: 5.854
megabytes
Online option:
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/managementUnitsMountainLion2010.zip
Fees:
For-profit organizations must pay our costs to copy the data. Fees may be waived if work is for public agency.
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 11/08/2010
Metadata contact:
Adam Messer
GIS Analyst
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-0095
E-Mail: amesser@mt.gov


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