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env_Forest

Enterprise Geodatabase Feature Class

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Identification 

Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorCity of Bellingham
Publication Date2016-03-04
Title
COBGIS.env_Forest
Publication Information
Publication PlaceBellingham, WA
PublisherCity of Bellingham, Planning Department
Online Linkagehttp://www.cob.org/services/maps
Online Linkageftp://ftp.cob.org/GIS_Data/

Description
Abstract
                            Forest is a polygon featureclass which depicts the extent of forest cover in the geographic vicinity of the City of Bellingham. Originally created through heads-up digitizing of forest cover from 2002 color orthophotos (6" resolution). Criteria were to capture contiguous forest canopy cover, and individual groupings of 3 or more trees, or particularly large individual trees. Smaller street-trees and landscaping/ornamental trees were not included. Dataset has been partially updated with 2004, and 2006 ortho-imagery. Attributes are limited to a binary forested/not forested value.
                          
Purpose
                            The purpose of the Forest data is to show the location of forest cover within the geographic vicinity of the City of Bellingham.
                          
Time Period of Content
Time Period Information
Single Date/Time
Calendar Date2016-03-04
Currentness Reference
                            Ground condition
                          
Status
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyAs needed

Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate-122.589327
East Bounding Coordinate-122.329916
North Bounding Coordinate48.846555
South Bounding Coordinate48.667350

Keywords
Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme Keywordenvironment

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusEPA GIS Keyword Thesaurus
Theme KeywordConservation
Theme KeywordEcology
Theme KeywordEcosystem
Theme KeywordEnvironment
Theme KeywordLand
Theme KeywordNatural Resources

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusUser
Theme KeywordEnvironment
Theme KeywordNatural Resources
Theme KeywordStormwater

Place
Place Keyword ThesaurusNone
Place KeywordCity of Bellingham
Place KeywordUnited States
Place KeywordWashington
Place KeywordWhatcom County

Access Constraints
                        None.
                      
Use Constraints
                        None. Data are considered current to the date of the original source material. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata.
                      
Point of Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationCity of Bellingham
Contact PersonPlanning GIS Staff
Contact PositionPlanning GIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address210 Lottie St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98225

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-8300
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-8302
Contact Electronic Mail Addressgishelp@cob.org
Contact Instructions
                                http://www.cob.org/services/maps/index.aspx
                              

Security Information
Security Classification SystemCOB Metadata Implementation
Security ClassificationNo Confidentiality
Security Handling DescriptionStandard Technical Controls


Data Quality 

Logical Consistency Report
                        Tests for integrity have not been performed.
                      
Completeness Report
                        Features represent all of the forested areas as of the last date of publication within the City of Bellingham city and urban growth area limits.
                      
Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
                                Data were collected using methods that are accurate to within 6-25 meters (EPA National Geospatial Data Policy [NGDP] Accuracy Tier 3). For more information, please see EPA's NGDP at http://epa.gov/geospatial/policies.html)
                              
Lineage
Process Step
Process Description
                                Metadata created
                              
Process Date2009-02-16


Spatial Reference 

Horizontal Coordinate System Definition
Planar
Planar Coordinate Information
Planar Coordinate Encoding Methodcoordinate pair
Coordinate Representation
Abscissa Resolution0.0003280833333333334
Ordinate Resolution0.0003280833333333334
Planar Distance Unitsmeters

Geodetic Model
Horizontal Datum NameD North American 1983
Ellipsoid NameGRS 1980
Semi-major Axis6378137.0
Denominator of Flattening Ratio298.257222101

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelCOBGIS.env_Forest
Entity Type Definition
Forest cover polygons
Entity Type Definition SourceCOB

Attribute
Attribute LabelOBJECTID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelFOREST
Attribute Definition
A binary forested/not forested value.
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain Value0
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Not Forested
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain Value1
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Forested
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB

Attribute
Attribute LabelGLOBALID
Attribute Definition
Global ID
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute Labelcreated_user

Attribute
Attribute Labelcreated_date

Attribute
Attribute Labellast_edited_user

Attribute
Attribute Labellast_edited_date

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE
Attribute Definition
Feature geometry
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE.STArea()
Attribute Definition
Calculated feature area.
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE.STLength()
Attribute Definition
Calculated feature length.
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview
                            Attributes are limited to a binary forested/non forested value.
                          
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation
                            Citation 1: Insert your citations in the database table 2e_Citation
                          

Distribution Information 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationCity of Bellingham
Contact PersonPlanning GIS Staff
Contact PositionPlanning GIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address210 Lottie St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98225

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-8300
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-8302
Contact Electronic Mail Addressgishelp@cob.org
Contact Instructions
                                http://www.cob.org/services/maps/index.aspx
                              

Resource DescriptionDownloadable Data
Distribution Liability
                        The City of Bellingham has developed these data and maps for its own use and no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data to evaluate data set limitations, restrictions, or intended use.  The City of Bellingham shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. The risk or liability resulting from the use of this product is entirely assumed by the user.
                      

Metadata Reference 

Metadata Date2016-03-04
Metadata Future Review Date2020-03-04
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationCity of Bellingham
Contact PersonPlanning GIS Staff
Contact PositionPlanning GIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address210 Lottie St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98225

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-8300
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-8302
Contact Electronic Mail Addressgishelp@cob.org
Contact Instructions
                                http://www.cob.org/services/maps/index.aspx
                              

Metadata Standard NameFGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard VersionFGDC-STD-001-1998