Sitka Spruce Zone

Data format: ArcInfo Coverage

File or table name: sitkazone

Coordinate system: Lambert Conformal Conic

Theme keywords: sitka zone, riparian, sitka, sitka spruce zone, forest & fish

Abstract: The Sitka Spruce boundary layer was created to satisfy the Forest Practices Emergency Rules of March 20, 2000 concerning the classification of Type 4 waters within this zone. This zone corresponds to the coastal fog zone depicted by the "Generalized vegetation map of Oregon and Washington" in Franklin and Dyrness, 1973.

FGDC and ESRI Metadata:

Metadata elements shown with blue text are defined in the Federal Geographic Data Committee's (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM). Elements shown with green text are defined in the ESRI Profile of the CSDGM. Elements shown with a green asterisk (*) will be automatically updated by ArcCatalog. ArcCatalog adds hints indicating which FGDC elements are mandatory; these are shown with gray text.

Identification Information:


Citation:
Citation information:
Originators: Washington State Department of Natural Resources Forest Practices Division, U. S. Forest Service


Title:
Sitka Spruce Zone
*File or table name: sitkazone


Publication date: August 4, 2001
*Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data


Publication information:
Publisher: Washington Department of Natural Resources

Online linkage: internal WADNR access: /am/fp/fpcovers
Online linkage: http://www.dnr.wa.gov/forestpractices/data/


Description:
Abstract:
The Sitka Spruce boundary layer was created to satisfy the Forest Practices Emergency Rules of March 20, 2000 concerning the classification of Type 4 waters within this zone. This zone corresponds to the coastal fog zone depicted by the "Generalized vegetation map of Oregon and Washington" in Franklin and Dyrness, 1973.

Purpose:
The Sitka Spruce boundary layer was created to satisfy the Forest Practices Emergency Rules of March 20, 2000.  The Franklin and Dyrness, 1973, "Generalized vegetation map of Oregon and Washington" (at a scale of approximately 1:2,000,000) was digitized to create the current sitka spruce zone. According to Forest Practices Rules, if the uppermost point of perennial flow cannot be identified with standard observations (see board manual, section 23), then type 4 Waters begin at a point along the channel where the contributing basin area is at least 13 acres in the Sitka Spruce Zone.

*Language of dataset: en


Time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1973

Currentness reference:
publication date

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: None planned

Spatial domain:
Bounding coordinates:
*West bounding coordinate: -124.754072
*East bounding coordinate: -123.468118
*North bounding coordinate: 48.425078
*South bounding coordinate: 46.211419

Local bounding coordinates:
*Left bounding coordinate: 606804.937500
*Right bounding coordinate: 889666.187500
*Top bounding coordinate: 1142406.375000
*Bottom bounding coordinate: 346974.562500

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme keywords: sitka zone, riparian, sitka, sitka spruce zone, forest & fish
Theme keyword thesaurus: None

Place:
Place keywords: Washington State, Washington, Pacific Northwest

Temporal:

Access constraints: User must accept a Product License Agreement before obtaining data. An on-line Product License Agreement is available for those downloading data from our web site.
Use constraints:
Reproduction or redistribution of copyrighted digital data sets or products derived from outside of licensees' organization or entity is expressly forbidden. The only exception is redistribution to consultants working for the licensee, and then only for purposes, related to work for the licensee. Such consultants may not further reproduce or redistribute these data sets. None of these data shall be electronically duplicated on magnetic or optical media for use by others, in whole or part, without permission of the appropriate custodial division of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.  Any hardcopies utilizing these data sets shall clearly indicate their source. If the licensee has modified the data in any way they are obligated to describe the types of modifications they have performed on the hardcopy map. Licensee specifically agrees not to misrepresent these data sets, nor to imply that changes they made were approved by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.

Point of contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Doretta Collins
Contact organization: Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Forest Practices Division
Contact position: Data Steward


Contact address:
Address type: mailing address
Address:
1111 WASHINGTON ST SE
Address:
PO BOX 47012
City: OLYMPIA
State or province: WA
Postal code: 98504-7012
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 360-902-1426
Contact facsimile telephone: 360-902-1428


Contact electronic mail address: doretta.collins@wadnr.gov


*Native dataset format: ArcInfo Coverage
*Native data set environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.0.0.535


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Data Quality Information:


Attribute accuracy:
Attribute accuracy report:
Attributes accurately identify island polygons within the Sitka Spruce vegetation zone of Washington.

Completeness report:
Dataset is complete.

Positional accuracy:
Horizontal positional accuracy:
Horizontal positional accuracy report:
This map is at a scale of approximately 1:2,000,000.  This equates grossly to +/- 3000 ft.

Quantitative horizontal positional accuracy assessment:

Lineage:
Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Title:
Franklin and Dyrness, 1973.


Publication date: 1973


Other citation details:
Figure 27. p. 45, "Natural vegetation of Oregon and Washington", by Jerry F. Franklin and C. T. Dyrness, Portland, Or., Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington] 1973


Source scale denominator: 2,000,000
Type of source media: paper
Source citation abbreviation:
Franklin and Dryness, 1973.
Source contribution:
The fog zone on the "Generalized vegetation map of Oregon and Washington" (figure 27., p. 45) was digitized to create the sitka spruce zone.

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1973

Source currentness reference:
publication date

Process step:
Process description:
The fog zone which the Franklin-Dyrness map of 1973 depicts was digitized to create the current sitka spruce zone as of August 4, 2001.

Process date: Unknown


Process contact:
Contact information:
Contact person primary:
Contact person: Doretta Collins
Contact organization: DNR Forest Practices Division
Contact position: Data Steward


Contact voice telephone: 360-902-1426
Contact facsimile telephone: 360-902-1428


Contact electronic mail address: doretta.collins@wadnr.gov


Process step:
Process step:
Process description:
Metadata imported.

Source used citation abbreviation:
H:\FP Metadata\FP covers\sitkazone_meta_20050418_xml.xml


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Spatial Data Organization Information:


*Direct spatial reference method: Vector


Point and vector object information:
SDTS terms description:
*Name: arc
*SDTS point and vector object type: Complete chain
*Point and vector object count: 65

SDTS terms description:
*Name: label
*SDTS point and vector object type: Label point
*Point and vector object count: 2

SDTS terms description:
*Name: polygon
*SDTS point and vector object type: GT-polygon composed of chains
*Point and vector object count: 2

SDTS terms description:
*Name: tic
*SDTS point and vector object type: Point
*Point and vector object count: 4

SDTS terms description:
*Name: annotation
*SDTS point and vector object type: Label point
*Point and vector object count: 0

ESRI terms description:
*Name: arc
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Arc
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 65
*Spatial index: FALSE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


ESRI terms description:
*Name: label
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Label
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 2
*Spatial index: FALSE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


ESRI terms description:
*Name: polygon
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Polygon
*ESRI topology: TRUE
*ESRI feature count: 2
*Spatial index: FALSE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


ESRI terms description:
*Name: tic
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Tic
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 4
*Spatial index: FALSE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


ESRI terms description:
*Name: annotation
*ESRI feature geometry: Annotation
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 0
*Spatial index: FALSE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


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Spatial Reference Information:


Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Coordinate system name:
*Projected coordinate system name: NAD_1983_HARN_StatePlane_Washington_South_FIPS_4602_Feet
*Geographic coordinate system name: GCS_North_American_1983_HARN

Planar:
Map projection:
*Map projection name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Lambert conformal conic:
*Standard parallel: 45.833333
*Standard parallel: 47.333333
*Longitude of central meridian: -120.500000
*Latitude of projection origin: 45.333333
*False easting: 1640416.666667
*False northing: 0.000000

Planar coordinate information:
*Planar coordinate encoding method: coordinate pair
Coordinate representation:
*Abscissa resolution: 0.001255
*Ordinate resolution: 0.001255
*Planar distance units: survey feet

Geodetic model:
*Horizontal datum name: D_North_American_1983_HARN
*Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
*Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
*Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222

Vertical coordinate system definition:
Altitude system definition:
Altitude datum name: n/a

Depth system definition:
Depth datum name: n/a

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Entity and Attribute Information:


Detailed description:
*Name: sitkazone.aat


Entity type:
*Entity type label: sitkazone.aat
*Entity type type: Feature Class
*Entity type count: 65
Entity type definition:
sitkazone boundary arcs (arc attribute table)

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FID
*Attribute alias: FID
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: OID
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: Shape
*Attribute alias: Shape
*Attribute definition:
Feature geometry.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Geometry
*Attribute width: 0
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Coordinates defining the features.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: FNODE#
*Attribute definition:
Internal node number for the beginning of an arc (from-node).
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: TNODE#
*Attribute definition:
Internal node number for the end of an arc (to-node).
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: LPOLY#
*Attribute definition:
Internal node number for the left polygon.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: RPOLY#
*Attribute definition:
Internal node number for the right polygon.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: LENGTH
*Attribute definition:
Length of feature in internal units.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Float
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 12
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: SITKAZONE#
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: SITKAZONE-ID
*Attribute definition:
User-defined feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Detailed description:
*Name: sitkazone.pat


Entity type:
*Entity type label: sitkazone.pat
*Entity type type: Feature Class
*Entity type count: 2

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FID
*Attribute alias: FID
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: OID
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: Shape
*Attribute alias: Shape
*Attribute definition:
Feature geometry.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Geometry
*Attribute width: 0
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Coordinates defining the features.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: AREA
*Attribute definition:
Area of feature in internal units squared.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Float
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 12
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: PERIMETER
*Attribute definition:
Perimeter of feature in internal units.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Float
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 12
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: SITKAZONE#
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: SITKAZONE-ID
*Attribute definition:
User-defined feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Binary
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute output width: 5


Attribute:
*Attribute label: ISLAND
Attribute definition:
Island in the sitkazone

*Attribute type: Character
*Attribute width: 3
*Attribute output width: 3


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: yes
Enumerated domain value definition:
island is within the sitkazone

Overview description:
Dataset overview:
This dataset consists of the spatial extent of the sitka spruce zone in Washington as intrepreted for use in implementing the Washington Forest Practices Rules (WAC 222).

Entity and attribute overview:
The "ISLAND" attribute indicates whether an island is included in the sitka spruce zone or not.

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Distribution Information:


Distributor:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Nancy Eberle
Contact organization: Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Forest Practices Division
Contact position: GIS Analyst


Contact address:
Address type: mailing address
Address:
1111 WASHINGTON ST SE
Address:
PO BOX 47012
City: OLYMPIA
State or province: WA
Postal code: USA

Contact voice telephone: 360-902-1389
Contact facsimile telephone: 360-902-1428


Contact electronic mail address: nancy.eberle@wadnr.gov


Resource description: Downloadable Data


Distribution liability:
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR)  provides these geographic data "as is." DNR makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of information contained in the geographic data. DNR further makes no warranties, either expressed or implied as to any other matter whatsoever, including, without limitation, the condition of the product, or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although these data have been processed successfully on DNR computers, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by DNR regarding the use of these data on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply any such warranty.  In no event shall DNR have any liability whatsoever for payment of any consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or tort damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, any loss of profits arising out of use of or reliance on the geographical data or arising out of the delivery, installation, operation, or support by DNR.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Digital transfer information:
Format name: ARCE
Format version number: Arc 8.3
Format specification:
ARC/INFO Export Format (.e00)
*Transfer size: 0.241
*Dataset size: 0.241

Digital transfer option:
Online option:
Access instructions:
Data set can be downloaded from the DNR Forest Practices web page under <http://www.dnr.wa.gov/>


Offline option:

Fees: $0
Ordering instructions:
Data set can be downloaded from the DNR Forest Practices web page <http://www.dnr.wa.gov/forestpractices/data/>.
user must accept a Product License Agreement before obtaining data. An on-line Product License Agreement is available for those downloading data from our web site.
Turnaround: immediate


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Metadata Reference Information:


*Metadata date: 20050823


*Language of metadata: en


Metadata contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Nancy Eberle
Contact organization: Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Forest Practices Division
Contact position: GIS Analyst


Contact address:
Address type: mailing address
Address:
1111 Washington ST SE
Address:
PO BOX 47012
City: Olympia
State or province: WA
Postal code: 98504-7012
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 360-902-1389
Contact facsimile telephone: 360-902-1428


Contact electronic mail address: nancy.eberle@wadnr.gov


*Metadata standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Metadata standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
*Metadata time convention: local time


Metadata extensions:
*Online linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
*Profile name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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