Metadata for Wildlife Administrative Regions - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 08/31/2004
Title:
Wildlife Administrative Regions - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication place: Helena, MT
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fwpWildlifeRegions.zip
Browse graphic file name: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/imageFiles/fwpWildlifeRegions.jpg
Browse graphic file description: Map of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wildlife Administrative Regions
Browse graphic file type: JPEG

Abstract:
Wildlife Administrative Regions - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wildlife administrative regions.

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 08/31/2004
Currentness reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: As needed
Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
Not for use at scales greater than 1:250,000. 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:


Vertical positional accuracy report: NONE


Lineage:
Source information:
Originator: GIAC MSU Bozeman, MT
Publication date: 02/20/1996
Title: Geograhpic Information and Analysis Center MSU
Edition: first
Publication place: Montana State University
Publisher: GIAC MSU
Source scale denominator: 250000
Source contribution: This is the source of electronic data.
Calendar date: 01/10/1996
Source information:
Originator:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Information Services Unit
Kalispell, MT
Publication date: 07/01/1996
Title: Information Services Unit
Edition: second
Publication place: Kalispell
Publisher: FWP/ISU
Source scale denominator: 100000
Type of source media: electronic bulletin board
Source contribution:
Edited boundaries to reflect current legal descriptions in
hunting regulations. Used existing 1:100,000 scale data
layers to update changes in boundaries. Note: district
boundaries are reviewed annually and may change.
Calendar date: 06/25/1996

Process step:
Used ArcInfo ARC command DISSOLVE on the REG item in the 1998 Deer/Elk/Lion Hunting Districts layer.
Process date: 02/25/1998
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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
Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: wildlifeRegions
Entity count: 7

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: OBJECTID

Attribute label: REG
Attribute definition: Region
Attribute domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

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.

Attribute label: AREA_KM
Attribute alias: Area_KM
Attribute definition: Area in square kilometers
Attribute domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute label: AREA_MI
Attribute alias: Area_MI
Attribute definition: Area in square miles.
Attribute domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute label: ACRES
Attribute alias: Acres
Attribute definition: Area in acres.
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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
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


Resource description: Downloadable Data



Standard order process:
Digital form:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile
Transfer size: 1.784
megabytes
Online option:
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fwpWildlifeRegions.zip
Online option:
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fwpWildlifeRegions.zip
Online option:
http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fwpWildlifeRegions.zip
Fees:
For-profit organizations must pay our costs to reproduce the
data. Fees can be waived if doing government work.
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 01/04/2000
Metadata contact:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave1
Helena, MT 59620-0701


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


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