Fish Consumption Advisories for the Susquehanna River Basin, 2011


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC)
Publication_Date:20110929
Title:
Fish Consumption Advisories for the Susquehanna River Basin, 2011
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Harrisburg, PA
Publisher:SRBC
Other_Citation_Details:
Data source: NYDoH, MDE, PADEP
Online_Linkage: http://www.pasda.psu.edu
Description:
Abstract:
Polyline shapefile representing streams in the Susquehanna River Basin that have a fish consumption advisory listing due to PCBs and/or mercury.  These are advisories for eating sport fish.  The New York State Department of Health (NYSDoH), the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) issue these advisories on a yearly basis.
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- 1:24,000
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:20110929
Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress:Planned
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:Annually
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate:-78.107960
East_Bounding_Coordinate:-74.968132
North_Bounding_Coordinate:42.928174
South_Bounding_Coordinate:39.517410
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus:ISO Metadata Standard 19115.3
Theme_Keyword:fish
Theme_Keyword:consumption
Theme_Keyword:advisory
Theme_Keyword:inlandWaters
Theme_Keyword:streams
Theme_Keyword:rivers
Theme_Keyword:environment
Theme_Keyword:biota
Place:
Place_Keyword:Pennsylvania
Place_Keyword:New York
Place_Keyword:Maryland
Place_Keyword:Susquehanna River Basin
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
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:8 AM to 4 PM, M - F
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.1850
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Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Fish consumption advisories were provided as a text description and streams were taken from the NHD using Event Maker based on those descriptions.
Completeness_Report:
All fish consumption advisories within the Susquehanna River Basin as of September 29, 2011.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:PADEP
Publication_Date:200512
Title:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public Health Advisory - 2006 Fish Consumption
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:document
Online_Linkage: http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/watersupply/cwp/view.asp?a=1261&q=453946
Type_of_Source_Media:online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:201008
Source_Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
PADEP
Source_Contribution:
Fish consumption advisories for PA
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Maryland Department of Health
Publication_Date:200506
Title:
MDE Recommended Maximum Meals Each Year for Maryland Waters
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:document
Online_Linkage: http://www.mde.state.md.us
Type_of_Source_Media:online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:201109
Source_Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
MDE
Source_Contribution:
Fish consumption advisories for MD
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:NYDoH
Publication_Date:20050411
Title:
Chemicals in Sportfish and Game; 2005-06 Health Advisories
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:document
Online_Linkage: http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/fish/fish.htm
Type_of_Source_Media:online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:201109
Source_Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
NYDoH
Source_Contribution:
Fish consumption advisories for NY
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:US Geologic Survey
Publication_Date:2005
Title:
National Hydrography Dataset
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:geodatabase
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Reston, VA
Publisher:USGS
Online_Linkage: L://srbcgis/data/hydro/surface/nhd.mdb
Source_Scale_Denominator:24000
Type_of_Source_Media:geodatabase
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:1999
Source_Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
NHD
Source_Contribution:
spatial extent of the streams
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Robert Edwards gathered source materials from NYDoH, MDE, and PADEP and created a spreadsheet with only Basin related advisories.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
NYDoH
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
MDE
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
PADEP
Process_Date:20060228
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation:
fish consumption.xls
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
Contact Instructions:
Robert Edwards is no longer with the SRBC.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
fish consumption.xls was used to select the appropriate stream reaches from the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD).  The EventMaker tool was used to create the correct stream reaches from the NHD   The resulting feature class was exported into a new shapefile called fish_cnsmp.shp.  All fields from fish consumption.xls were added to the attribute table.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
fish consumption.xls
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
nhd
Process_Date:20060301
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation:
fish_cnsmp.shp
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:
Updated shapefile with new or modified advisories on 9/29/2011.
Process_Date:20110929
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Jeff Zimmerman, Jr.
Contact_Organization:SRBC
Contact_Position:GIS Analyst
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-238-0423
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:jzimmerman@srbc.net
Hours_of_Service:M - F, 8 AM to 4 PM
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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:String
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count:46
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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:0.000000
Ordinate_Resolution:0.000000
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
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Resolution:0.000100
Altitude_Encoding_Method:Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:fish_cnsmp
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_Definition:
Internal feature number
Attribute_Definition_Source:
SRBC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:REACHCODE
Attribute_Definition:
NHD Reachcode
Attribute_Definition_Source:
USGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:METERS
Attribute_Definition:
Length in meters
Attribute_Definition_Source:
SRBC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:NAME
Attribute_Definition:
Stream name
Attribute_Definition_Source:
USGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:DESCRIP
Attribute_Definition:
Description of advisory location 
Attribute_Definition_Source:
NYDoH, MDE, PADEP
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:MILES
Attribute_Definition:
Length in miles
Attribute_Definition_Source:
SRBC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SPECIES
Attribute_Definition:
Type of fish that has advisory
Attribute_Definition_Source:
NYDoH, MDE, PADEP
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:CONTAM
Attribute_Definition:
Fish contaminate
Attribute_Definition_Source:
NYDoH, MDE, PADEP
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:MEAL_FREQ
Attribute_Definition:
Maximum meal frequency
Attribute_Definition_Source:
NYDoH, MDE, PADEP
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:SRBC
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:717-238-0425
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:717-238-2436
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:blidle@srbc.net
Hours_of_Service:8 AM to 4 PM, M - F
Resource_Description: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:0.000
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_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:16802
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:20110929
Metadata_Future_Review_Date:None planned
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Jeff Zimmerman, Jr.
Contact_Organization:SRBC
Contact_Position:GIS Analyst
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:717-238-0425
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 Access Constraints for this metadata document.
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
There are no Use Constraints for this metadata document.
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