Metadata for

County Ditches

Last updated: 03/24/03
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines.


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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information


Section 1

Identification Information

Originator

Sherburne County, Public Works Department

Title

County Ditches

Abstract

This data set contains line work and labels for county ditches

Purpose

The purpose of the dataset is to provide a representation of the County owned ditches in Sherburne County for mapping and analysis functions. Various other Sherburne County Departments use this information to support their daily functions.

Time Period of Content Date

Currentness reference

Currentness Reference

This dataset is static and up-to-date.

Progress

Complete

Maintenance and Update Frequency

As needed.

Spatial Extent of Data

The data set consists of features within the boundary of Sherburne County.

West Bounding Coordinate

-94.146285

East Bounding Coordinate

-93.508816

North Bounding Coordinate

45.559871

South Bounding Coordinate

45.248777

Place Keywords

Sherburne County, Sherburne County, Minnesota

Theme Keywords

County Ditches, Sherburne County Ditches

Theme Keyword Thesaurus

None

Access  Constraints

This data set is available to anyone. Fees are charged based on Sherburne County's fee schedule for digital data.

Use Constraints

All use constraints of the data set are controlled by Sherburne County's license agreement for digital data. See license agreement for complete information. The digital data is provided on an as is basis. Sherburne County assumes the data is accurate, but makes no guarantee. Any errors should be reported to the Public Works Department. Sherburne County also assumes NO responsibility for use of this data. Other sources should be consulted before key decisions are made.

Contact Person Information

GIS Coordinator
Sherburne County, Public Works Department
13880 U.S. Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330
Phone: 763-765-3300
E-Mail: gis@co.sherburne.mn.us

Browse Graphic File Name

N/A

Browse Graphic File Description

N/A

Associated Data Sets

N/A


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Attribute Accuracy

 

Attributes have been checked against County records and verified by the County ditch inspector

Logical  Consistency

Features are topologically clean. 

Completeness

County ditch lines are believed to be complete for the entire County

Horizontal Positional Accuracy

Most lines have only been digitized; some have been recorded by GPS.

Lines may be off by 10 meters or more.

Vertical Positional Accuracy

N/A

Lineage

Ditches were digitized from photos and USGS 24k quadrangle maps. Some ditches have be surveyed, in which case the survey was used to draw the ditch.

Line work was cleaned in ArcInfo.

Source Scale Denominator

N/A


Section  3          

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Native Data Set

Windows NT; ESRI ArcGIS

Geographic Reference for
Tabular Data

N/A

Spatial Object Type     

Vector

Vendor Specific Object Types

arcs, nodes

Tiling Scheme 

One file for Sherburne County.


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Horizontal Coordinate Scheme

Sherburne County Coordinates

Ellipsoid

GRS80

Horizontal Datum

NAD83

Horizontal Units

Feet

Distance Resolution

N/A

Altitude Datum

N/A

Depth Datum

N/A

County        
Coordinate
Zone
Identifier

40

Coordinate
Offsets or
Adjustments

N/A


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Entity and Attribute Overview

The dataset contains the length of the ditch segment, size of ditch (main, branch, lateral), any comments about the ditch, type (open or tiled), and name of the ditch

Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation

Field Name

Width

Output Width

Type

# dec.

Domain

Description

LENGTH

4

 

Float

 

 

Length in feet of the ditch segment

COMMENT

30

 

String

 

 

Any comments about the ditch

NAME

10

 

String

 

 

Name of the ditch the segment belongs to i.e. ditch 15

FULL_NAME

25

 

String

 

 

Full name of ditch segment including size i.e. Branch 9 of ditch 15

SIZE

10

 

String

 

Branch

Lateral

Main

Unknown

Size of the ditch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Section  6

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Publisher

Sherburne County, Public Works Department

Publication Date

03/24/2003

Distributor Contact Person Information 

GIS Coordinator
Sherburne County, Public Works Department
13880 U.S. Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330
Phone: 763-765-3300
E-Mail: gis@co.sherburne.mn.us

Distributor's Data Set Identifier

Sherburne County Ditches

Distribution Liability

Sherburne County does not warrant the accuracy nor the correctness of the information contained in this data set.  It is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of this information.  In no event will Sherburne County be liable for any damages, including loss of data, lost profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss that might arise from the use of this data or the information it contains.  The information is believed to be accurate, but accuracy is not guaranteed.  Any errors or mistakes should be reported to Sherburne County, Public Works.  Refer to license agreement for more detail.

Transfer Format Name

ESRI Shapefile

Transfer Format Version Number

ArcGIS 9.1,

Transfer Size

Approximately 150kb

Ordering Instructions

Call the contact person. 

Online Linkage

N/A


Section  7         

Metadata Reference Information - Go to Top

Metadata Date

03/24/2003

Metadata Contact Person Information

GIS Coordinator
Sherburne County, Public Works Department
13880 U.S. Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330
Phone: 763-765-3300
E-Mail: gis@co.sherburne.mn.us

Metadata Standard Name

Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Metadata Standard Version

1.2

Metadata Standard Online Linkage

http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/committee/standards/mgmg/metadata.htm


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