30-Year Precipitation dataset (1971-2000) for the Susquehanna River Basin


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:SRBC
Publication_Date:20060410
Publication_Time:0330
Title:
30-Year Precipitation dataset (1971-2000) for the Susquehanna River Basin
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Harrisburg
Publisher:SRBC
Online_Linkage: http://www.pasda.psu.edu
Description:
Abstract:
30 Year Precipitation dataset (1971-2000) for the Susquehanna River Basin (2006 boundary).  This dataset was created from a precipitation raster from the Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University.  Please use the GRIDCODE field for precipitation in inches.  The correct conversion appears in the Entity and Attribute; Overview Description section of this document.
Purpose:
Dataset developed to fit the needs of the Susquehanna River Basin Commission and is intended for educational display purposes only.
Supplemental_Information:
Largest scale to be used when displaying the data- 1:100,000.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:2000
Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Status:
Progress:Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate:-78.982832
East_Bounding_Coordinate:-74.561829
North_Bounding_Coordinate:43.000893
South_Bounding_Coordinate:39.524844
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus:ISO Metadata Standard 19115.3
Theme_Keyword:precipitation
Theme_Keyword:climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Place:
Place_Keyword:Susquehanna River Basin
Place_Keyword:Pennsylvania
Place_Keyword:New York
Place_Keyword:Maryland
Access_Constraints:No access constraints, dataset is available for public use.
Use_Constraints:
For educational/demonstration purposes only.  The Originator, Publisher, and Distributor exclude any and all implied warranties and make no warranty or representation with respect to the data files or accompanying documentation, including quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. These data files and documentation are provided "as is" and the User assumes the entire risk as to their quality and performance.
These data are not to be redistributed for commercial profit.  Reproduction or redistribution of this digital dataset without permission of the Originator/Publisher is expressly forbidden.  The Originator and Publisher should be clearly cited in any product derived from this data.  Any modifications to this data must be described in any digital or hardcopy product derived from this data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Brydon H. Lidle, III
Contact_Organization:Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC)
Contact_Position:Section Chief, Information Technology and GIS
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing and physical address
Address:
1721 North Front Street
City:Harrisburg
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:17102-2391
Country:USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-238-0423
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:717-238-2436
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:blidle@srbc.net
Hours_of_Service:M - F, 8 AM to 4 PM
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:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Dataset clipped from regional precipitation raster dataset from the Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University.
Completeness_Report:
Dataset is complete for the Susquehanna River Basin
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University
Title:
Precip
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:raster digital data
Publication_Information:
Publisher:Oregon State University
Type_of_Source_Media:raster
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date:1971
Ending_Date:2000
Source_Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
Precip raster
Source_Contribution:
shapefile was created from this raster.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Precip raster was obtained from the Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University.  The raster was converted from a grid to a shapefile using the value field.  The shapefile was then clipped to the 2006 SRB boundary shapefile.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
Precip
Process_Date:20060410
Process_Time:0300
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Jeff Zimmerman, Jr.
Contact_Organization:SRBC
Contact_Position:GIS Specialist
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-238-0425
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:jzimmerman@srbc.net
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset copied.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
L:\srbcgis\data\climate\Precip
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method:Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type:G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count:4655
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name:Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Albers Conical Equal Area
Standard_Parallel:40.000000
Standard_Parallel:43.000000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian:-77.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin:39.000000
False_Easting:0.000000
False_Northing:0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method:coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution:0.001024
Ordinate_Resolution:0.001024
Planar_Distance_Units:meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name:North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name:Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis:6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio:298.257222
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:Precip_new
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:FID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:Shape
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:ID
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:GRIDCODE
Attribute_Definition:
Code from Raster that reflects precip in inches
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Conversion for GRIDCODE to inches:
78856- 83728 = 32 to 33 inches
83729- 88749 = 34 to 35
88750- 93746 = 36 to 37
93747- 98739 = 38 to 39
98740- 103745 = 40 to 41
103746- 108740 = 42 to 43
108741- 113746 = 44 to 45
113747- 118746 = 46 to 47
118747- 123711 = 48 to 49
123712- 128642 = 50 to 51
128643- 132872 = 52 to 53
132873- 136555 = 54 to 55
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Contact_Person:Brydon H. Lidle, III
Contact_Position:Section Chief, Information Technology and GIS
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing and physical address
Address:
1721 North Front street
City:Harrisburg
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:17102-2391
Country:USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-238-0423
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:717-238-2436
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:blidle@srbc.net
Hours_of_Service:M - F, 8 AM to 4 PM
Resource_Description:Map Files, downloadable data
Distribution_Liability:
Please see Access & Use Constraints in the Identification section of this document.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size:2.025
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
115 Land and Water building
City:University Park
State_or_Province:Pennsylvania
Postal_Code:16801
Country:United States
Contact_Voice_Telephone:(814) 865 - 8792
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:pasda@psu.edu
Distribution_Liability:
The USER shall indemnify, save harmless, and, if requested, defend those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data, their officers, agents, and employees from and against any suits, claims, or actions for injury, death, or property damage arising out of the use of or any defect in the FILES or any accompanying documentation. Those parties involved with the development and distribution excluded any and all implied warranties, including warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the FILES or accompanying documentation, including its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The FILES and documentation are provided "as is" and the USER assumes the entire risk as to its quality and performance. Those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the FILES or any accompanying documentation.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:20060518
Metadata_Review_Date:20060410
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Jeff Zimmerman, Jr.
Contact_Organization:SRBC
Contact_Position:GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:REQUIRED: The mailing and/or physical address for the organization or individual.
City:REQUIRED: The city of the address.
State_or_Province:REQUIRED: The state or province of the address.
Postal_Code:REQUIRED: The ZIP or other postal code of the address.
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-238-0425
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:jzimmerman@srbc.net
Metadata_Standard_Name:FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version:FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention:local time
Metadata_Access_Constraints:There are no metadata access constraints for this document.
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
There are no metadata use constraints for this document.
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name:ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
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