Metadata: Moose Range in Minnesota

Moose Range in Minnesota

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  1. Overview
  2. Data Quality
  3. Data Organization
  4. Coordinate System
  5. Attributes
  6. Distribution - Get Data
  7. Metadata Reference

Section 1: Overview

Originator:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR)

Title: Moose Range in Minnesota

Abstract: Spatial representation of the Primary Moose Range in Minnesota, as delineated by MNDNR Section of Wildlife, Field and Research Staff.

Purpose: This dataset should be used for regional or landscape scale analysis and mapping. It should not be used for site level work.

Time Period of Content Date: 05/25/2017

Currentness Reference: Time Period of Content Date indicates when dataset was last updated.

Progress: Complete

Maintenance and Update Frequency: As needed

Spatial Extent of Data: Northeast Minnesota covering portions of Cook, Lake, and St. Louis Counties.

Bounding Coordinates: -92.650996

Place Keywords: United States

Theme Keywords: Ecosystem

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: User

Access Constraints: None

Use Constraints: Use of the data are constrained only by the DNR GIS Data License Agreement. See the Distribution Liability section below for a link.

Contact Person Information: Bruce Anderson, GIS Specialist
Minnesota DNR
500 Lafayette Rd
Saint Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-259-5508

Browse Graphic: Click to view a data sample.

Associated Data Sets:

Section 2: Data Quality

Attribute Accuracy: Unknown

Logical Consistency: The polygon contains no overlaps or gaps.

Completeness: Data are complete over current extent

Horizontal Positional Accuracy: Data were collected using methods that have unknown accuracy.

Vertical Positional Accuracy: Not applicable

Lineage: 3/1/2011 - Wildlife Biologists created a line shapefile representing the boundary of the estimated moose range based on current harvest and survey data.

3/15/2011 - Wildlife GIS Staff created a polygon representation fromt the line work. The outer boundary was snapped to Moose Zones where appropriate.

Section 3: Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4: Coordinate System

Horizontal Coordinate Scheme: Universal Transverse Mercator

UTM Zone Number: 15

Horizontal Datum: NAD83

Horizontal Units: meters

Vertical Datum:

Vertical Units:

Depth Datum:

Depth Units:

Cell Width: 0.00001

Cell Height: 0.00001

Section 5: Attributes

Overview: There are no attributes for this data.

Detailed Citation: None

Table Detail:

Section 6: Distribution

Publisher: MNDNR - Division of Fish and Wildlife

Publication Date: 04/10/2012

Contact Person Information: Zeb Thomas, GIS Data Systems Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN  55155-4011
Phone: 651-259-5637

Distributor's Data Set Identifier: env_mn_moose_range

Distribution Liability: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources General Geographic Data License Agreement is online:

Ordering Instructions: Please visit the download page for this dataset on the Minnesota Geospatial Commons website using the web link below (Online Linkage).

Online Linkage: I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process, link to a service, or provide more instructions. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7: Metadata Reference

Metadata Date: 2017-06-23 12:29:51

Contact Person Information: Zeb Thomas, GIS Data Systems Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN  55155-4011
Phone: 651-259-5637

Metadata Standard Name: Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Metadata Standard Version: 1.2

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