ESTUARINE SHORELINE STRUCTURES - LINES

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Publication_Date: UNKNOWN
Title:
ESTUARINE SHORELINE STRUCTURES - LINES
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage:
Description:
Abstract:
This file represents structure polyline features associated with the estuarine shoreline in North Carolina.  Structure polyline features are based on 2006-2010 county level digital orthophotos from 6 inch and 2 foot resolution.  Structure polyline features were generated from the imagery through heads up digitizing, and was digitized at a scale between 1:300 and 1:500 feet.  Structure type is based on the presence of commercial, recreational and erosion control structures and attributed using guidance provided in a N.C. Division of Coastal Management generated methodology entitled "Charting the Estuarine Environment: A methodology spatially delineating a contiguous, estuarine shoreline of North Carolina."
Purpose:
The North Carolina Division of Coastal Management (DCM) has specific needs to establish a detailed estuarine shoreline (including the identification of shoreline related structures) for non-regulatory purposes that can serve as a basis for examining DCM's existing policy language within its estuarine and ocean system areas of environmental concern (AEC).  This shapefile represents shoreline associated polyline structures (i.e. groins, bulkheads, sills, etc.) for that may be located along the land/water, vegetation/water or structure/water interfaces.
This dataset was created to assist governmental agencies and others in making resource management decisions through the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: REQUIRED: The year (and optionally month, or month and day) for which the data set corresponds to the ground.
Multiple_Dates/Times:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2006
Time of Day: unknown
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2010
Time of Day: unknown
Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -78.573371
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.425053
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.588110
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.795922
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: coastal
Theme_Keyword: estuarine
Theme_Keyword: sound
Theme_Keyword: shoreline
Theme_Keyword: apparent shoreline
Theme_Keyword: shoreline type
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: Oceans
Theme_Keyword: 013
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword:
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
These data represent the location of polyline structures located along the estuarine shoreline in North Carolina based off of geo-rectified 2006-2010 aerial orthophotos.  Therefore structures may or may not be current in their position and serves as a baseline for previously permitted structures.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management shall not be held liable for any errors in these data. This includes errors of omission, commission, errors concerning the content of the data, and relative and positional accuracy of the data. These data cannot be construed to be a legal document. Primary sources from which these data were compiled must be consulted for verification of information contained in the data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.4000
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Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
GIS analysts check for consistency during the editing processes.
Completeness_Report:
Polyline structures are complete within North Carolina.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The boundaries were extracted from imagery or digitized based on the imagery consistent with standard GIS practices.  Control is also provided by referencing quality standard orthophoto base maps during the mapping process.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Varies per county
Publication_Date: Varies per county
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
Tyrrell Varies per county
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Remote-sensing image
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Wilmington, NC 28405
Publisher: Atlas Photogrammetric Data, PC
Other_Citation_Details:
none
Source_Scale_Denominator: 4800
Type_of_Source_Media: Digital tape media
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 2006
Ending_Date: 2010
Source_Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
Varies per county
Source_Contribution:
Base imagery used as a reference base for estuarine shoreline associated structures in North Carolina.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
C:\DOCUME~1\ken\LOCALS~1\Temp\xml54.tmp
Process_Date: 20120620
Process_Time: 09164300
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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: 16233
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Lambert_Conformal_Conic:
Standard_Parallel: 34.333333
Standard_Parallel: 36.166667
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -79.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 33.750000
False_Easting: 2000000.002617
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: survey feet
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: SHORELINE_ESTUARINE_STRUCT_L
Entity_Type_Definition:
Recreational and commercial structure polyline features along N.C.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
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: UID
Attribute_Definition:
Unique identifier of individual shoreline segments.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Autonumbers by county.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: METHOD
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COUNTY
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: IMAGE_SOUR
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: IMAGE_DATE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PROJECTION
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RESOLUTION
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HORIZ_ACC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FIELD_CHEC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FC_COMMENT
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FC_DATE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FC_BY
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: F_DATE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: F_CODE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DIGITIZER
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ATTRIBUTER
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE_Leng
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STRUC_TYPE
Attribute_Definition:
DCM Structure Type (by DCM numeric value).
Attribute_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 11
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Boat Ramp
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 21
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Breakwater
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 41
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Groin/Jetty
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FIELD_CH_1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ATTRIBUTIN
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: TILE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RESOUTION
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ATTRIBUTE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Le_1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FIELD_CH_2
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HORZ_ACC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STRUCT_TYP
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LENGTH
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DATE_FIELD
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LABEL
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STRUC_NAM
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
400 Commerce Avenue
City: Morehead City
State_or_Province: N.C.
Postal_Code: 28557
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-808-2808
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
The North Carolina Estuarine Shoreline Mapping Project is a multiyear initiative designed to increase awareness of existing shoreline types and the prevalence of hardened structures along the North Carolina estuarine coastline.  This effort will not result in the production of a complete hydrographic dataset for the coastal/estuarine environment.  The final data set generated through the ESMP will not be used as a regulatory line and therefore may not be applicable to litigation entered into by the state or agencies within DENR.  While efforts have been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable, DCM cannot assume liability for any damages, or misrepresentations, caused by any inaccuracies in the data, or as a result of the data to be used on a particular system.  DCM makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.  These data represented in an estuarine shoreline are believed to be logically consistent, though no    tests were performed.  All arcs will be snapped by the nodes to create consistently tied strings without node dangles and to ensure line geometry is topologically clean.  While this shoreline dataset is dependent on aerial imagery taken for the 20 coastal counties prior to 2010, DCM understands that the position of the shoreline might change as the natural land changes or as better maps and more recent imagery become available.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size: 7.613
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20120620
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Kevin McVerry
Contact_Organization: N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: REQUIRED: The organization responsible for the metadata information.
Contact_Person: REQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address:
400 Commerce Ave.
City: Morehead City
State_or_Province: N.C.
Postal_Code: 28557
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-808-2808 ext. 233
Hours_of_Service: 8:00am to 5:00pm
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: None
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
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