Metadata for Whirling Disease Sample Sites
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 07/06/2013
Title: Whirling Disease Sample Sites
Publication place: Helena, MT
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/wd_samplesites.zip

Abstract:
Sample locations and results of fish species tested for the presence of m. cerebralis, the causative agent of whirling disease in Montana.
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of whirling disease sample locations for Montana streams and lakes.

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 07/06/2013
Currentness reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Irregular
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:
Adam Petersen
Fish and Wildlife Information Specialist
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-1275
E-Mail: apetersen@mt.gov


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Data Quality Information:
Attribute accuracy report: Detail, completeness, and accuracy varies by data source.

Logical consistency report: Varies by data source.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report: Varies by data source.

Lineage:

Process step:
Information from multiple state-wide datasets were compiled into a master dataset to create this GIS layer, including the following sources:

1) National Fish Health Lab Data from the US Fish and Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov/aah/lr-inspection.html
2) Montana FWP Fish Health Lab database maintained by Ken Staigmiller
3) Montana FWP List of First detection maintained by Ken Staigmiller
4) Montana FWP Whirling Disease Grab Sample and Sentinel Cage databases maintained by Dick Vincent and Jody Hupka, Bozeman 1995 - 2006.
Process date: 07/03/2013
Process contact:
Adam Petersen
Fish and Wildlife Information Specialist
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Avenue
Helena, MT 59620


Telephone: (406)444-1275
E-Mail: apetersen@mt.gov


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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
ESRI feature type: Point
ESRI feature count: 4452
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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: 1.000000
Altitude encoding method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: wd_samplesites
Entity count: 4452

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

Attribute label: RECID
Attribute definition: Database record number identifying sample

Attribute label: COLLDATE
Attribute definition: Date sample was collected

Attribute label: LLID
Attribute definition: Waterbody unique identifier

Attribute label: LLID_NAME
Attribute definition: Waterbody name, associated with unique identifier.

Attribute label: REGION
Attribute definition: FWP Fisheries Administrative Region

Attribute label: ORIGSITENA
Attribute definition: Original site name in data

Attribute label: LATITUDE
Attribute definition: Latitude, in decimal degrees, of sample location.

Attribute label: LONGITUDE
Attribute definition: Longitude, in decimal degrees, of sample location.

Attribute label: SITECMNT
Attribute definition: Site comment, from original data file

Attribute label: SAMPLETYPE
Attribute definition: Sample type, as indicated in original data file

Attribute label: WATERCODE
Attribute definition: Waterbody unique identifier using Bozeman code structure

Attribute label: NUMFISHTST
Attribute definition: Number of fish tested for sample

Attribute label: NUMPOSFISH
Attribute definition: Number of fish tested positive for m. cerebralis

Attribute label: RESULTCMNT
Attribute definition: Comment on the results of the test

Attribute label: INSPECTOR
Attribute definition: Name of the person performing the inspection

Attribute label: AGENCY
Attribute definition: Name of the agency performing the test

Attribute label: DATASOURCE
Attribute definition: Source of the orginal data, typically a lab

Attribute label: UPDATEDATE
Attribute definition: Date that original file was imported or updated

Attribute label: UPDATEBY
Attribute definition: Person performing the data update

Attribute label: RESULT
Attribute definition:
Determination of test for whirling disease, positive or undetected

Attribute label: AGENCYID
Attribute definition: Agency performing the test for whirling disease

Attribute label: PATHOGENID
Attribute definition: Abbreviation of pathogen that was tested


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
WD Whirling disease

Attribute label: SPECIES
Attribute definition: Name of species tested

Attribute label: HUC
Attribute definition:
Number identification of watershed in which sample was collected

Attribute label: HUCNAME
Attribute definition: Name of watershed in which sample was collected

Attribute label: SHAPE
Attribute alias: Shape
Attribute definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute domain: Coordinates defining the features.
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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


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


Resource description: Downloadable data.


Distribution liability:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) provides these data without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. FWP shall not be liable for incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of the use of any data provided by FWP.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Transfer size: 0.119
megabytes
Online option:
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/wd_samplesites.zip
Available time period:
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 07/24/2013
Metadata contact:
Adam Petersen
Fisheries and Wildlife Information Specialist
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-1275
E-Mail: apetersen@mt.gov


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