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env_WaterBodies

SDE Feature Class

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Identification 

Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorCity of Bellingham
Publication Date2016-03-08
Title
Water Bodies
Geospatial Data Presentation Formvector digital data
Publication Information
Publication PlaceBellingham, WA
PublisherCity of Bellingham
Online Linkagehttp://www.cob.org/services/maps
Online Linkageftp://ftp.cob.org/GIS_Data/

Description
Abstract
                            This layer represents ocean waters and fresh waters such as lakes and rivers.  The layer covers Southern British Columbia, Washington State, and a small portion of Northern Oregon.
                          
Purpose
                            General GIS mapping and location orientation.
                          
Time Period of Content
Time Period Information
Single Date/Time
Calendar Date2016-03-08
Currentness Reference
                            Publication date
                          
Status
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyAs needed

Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate-126.519425
East Bounding Coordinate-116.356446
North Bounding Coordinate50.983008
South Bounding Coordinate45.287211

Keywords
Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme KeywordinlandWaters
Theme Keywordoceans

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusCOB
Theme KeywordSurface Water

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusEPA GIS Keyword Thesaurus

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusUser

Place
Place Keyword ThesaurusNone
Place KeywordBritish Columbia
Place KeywordCanada
Place KeywordCity of Bellingham
Place KeywordOregon
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 PersonGIS Staff
Contact PositionGIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address2221 Pacific St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98229

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-7701
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

Native Data Set Environment
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.4.1420

Data Quality 

Logical Consistency Report
                        Tests for integrity have not been performed.
                      
Completeness Report
                        Features represented have not been tested for completeness
                      
Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
                                Horizontal positional accuracy may vary greatly throughout these data.  Consult attribute descriptions to locate a horizontal accuracy code if present.
                              
Lineage
Process Step
Process Description
                                Metadata created
                              
Process Date2009-01-14


Process Step
Process Description
                                Metadata imported.
                              
Process Date2009-01-14


Process Step
Process Description
                                Metadata imported.
                              
Process Date2009-01-16


Process Step
Process Description
                                Dataset copied.
                              
Process Date2011-10-01


Spatial Reference 

Horizontal Coordinate System Definition
Planar
Planar Coordinate Information
Planar Coordinate Encoding Methodcoordinate pair
Coordinate Representation
Abscissa Resolution0.000195
Ordinate Resolution0.000195
Planar Distance Unitssurvey feet

Geodetic Model
Horizontal Datum NameNorth American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid NameGeodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major Axis6378137.000000
Denominator of Flattening Ratio298.257222

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelCOBGIS.WaterBodies
Entity Type Definition
Attributes of the Water Bodies feature class
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 LabelWATER
Attribute Definition
Indicates fresh water or salt water water body.
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueFRESH WATER
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Fresh water area (non salt water)
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueMARINE WATER
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Salt water area
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB

Attribute
Attribute LabelNAME
Attribute Definition
Common name of the water body
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Unrepresentable domain

Attribute
Attribute LabelFTYPE
Attribute Definition
Feature type - the kind of water body
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueCanal/Ditch
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Canal or ditch - human made
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueIce Mass
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Glacier or Ice Mass
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueInundation Area
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Area occasionally under water
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueLake/Pond
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Lake or pond
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueLake/Pond High Water
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
High water mark of lake or pond (Lake Whatcom for example fluctuates)
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueMarine
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Sea or ocean areas
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueReservoir
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Reservoir
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueStream/River
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Stream or river
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueStream/River/Tideflats
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Tideflat or estuary areas
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueSwamp/Marsh
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Swamp or marsh (wetlands)
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain ValueTideflats
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
Interface between marine and fresh water areas occasionally exposed during low tides
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
COB

Attribute
Attribute LabelFCODE
Attribute Definition
Feature code - corresponds to fcode_desc. See fcode_desc.
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Unrepresentable domain

Attribute
Attribute LabelFCODE_DESC
Attribute Definition
Feature code description - corresponds to fcode attribute
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Unrepresentable domain

Attribute
Attribute LabelSQKM
Attribute Definition
Area of the polygon in square kilometer units
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Range Domain
Range Domain Minimum0
Range Domain Maximum158.37

Attribute
Attribute LabelSQMI
Attribute Definition
Area of the polygon in square mile units.
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Range Domain
Range Domain Minimum0
Range Domain Maximum61.15

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

Attribute
Attribute LabelDATECREATED
Attribute Definition
Date the feature was created
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
dates

Attribute
Attribute LabelDATEMODIFIED
Attribute Definition
Date the feature was last modified
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
dates

Attribute
Attribute LabelEDITOR
Attribute Definition
Initials of the editor to last make changes
Attribute Definition SourceCOB
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Initials

Attribute
Attribute LabelGLOBALID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Postive values that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE.STArea()
Attribute Definition
Automatically calculated area in square miles
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
areas

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE.STLength()
Attribute Definition
Automatically calculated field representing the length of the perimeter of the polygon in projection units
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
lengths

Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview
                            Attributes indicate fresh or marine water and water body type as well as area in square kilometers and miles.
                          
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation
                            COB
                          

Distribution Information 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationCity of Bellingham
Contact PersonGIS Staff
Contact PositionGIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address2221 Pacific St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98229

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-7701
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 Date2016-03-08
Metadata Future Review Date2020-03-08
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationCity of Bellingham
Contact PersonGIS Staff
Contact PositionGIS Staff
Contact Address
Address Typemailing and physical address
Address2221 Pacific St
CityBellingham
State or ProvinceWA
Postal Code98229

Contact Voice Telephone360-778-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone360-778-7701
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
Metadata Time Conventionlocal time